Kirby is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,550 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kirby is the 257th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Kirby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kirby are a mix 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 (14.59%), sales jobs (13.04%), and food service (8.15%).
Also of interest is that Kirby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Kirby, just 9.97% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kirby in 2010 was $20,114, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,456 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 48.90% 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, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
Kirby also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.17%.
The most common language spoken in Kirby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.