Kirby is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,723 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kirby is the 257th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kirby is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (18.18%), sales jobs (12.19%), and teaching (6.92%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Kirby rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.51% of adults 25 and older in Kirby 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 Kirby in 2018 was $20,724, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,896 for a family of four. However, Kirby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 51.76% 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 German, English, Irish, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Kirby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.