Kirby is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,640 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kirby is the 257th largest community in Texas.
Kirby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kirby is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kirby who work in office and administrative support (15.51%), sales jobs (13.37%), and management occupations (8.53%).
Even though Kirby is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The rate of college-level education in Kirby is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.09% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kirby in 2010 was $19,357, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,428 for a family of four.
Kirby is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kirby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Kirby, accounting for 47.81% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kirby residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kirby include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kirby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.