Magnolia, TX

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Living in Magnolia

Magnolia is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,093 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 726th largest community in Texas.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Magnolia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.57% of the Magnolia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Magnolia is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (13.66%), office and administrative support (9.40%), and personal care services (5.14%).

In Magnolia, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Magnolia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Magnolia is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.93% of adults 25 and older in Magnolia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2018 was $24,667, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,668 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Magnolia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Magnolia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Magnolia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Magnolia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include Acadian/Cajun, English, German, Irish, and Scots-Irish.

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