Joshua, TX


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Living in Joshua

Joshua is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,066 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Joshua is the 321st largest community in Texas.

Joshua is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Joshua is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Joshua who work in office and administrative support (16.41%), management occupations (11.31%), and sales jobs (8.97%).

One downside of living in Joshua is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Joshua, the average commute to work is 33.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Joshua doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Joshua rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.70% of adults 25 and older in Joshua have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Joshua in 2010 was $26,492, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,968 for a family of four. However, Joshua contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Joshua is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Joshua home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Joshua residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Joshua also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Joshua include English, German, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Joshua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.