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 1,828 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 726th largest community in Texas.

Magnolia real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Magnolia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Magnolia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.33% 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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in sales jobs (10.55%), food service (8.00%), and office and administrative support (7.88%).

Of important note, Magnolia is also a city of artists. Magnolia has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Magnolia’s character.

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%: 17.85% of adults 25 and older in Magnolia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2010 was $26,752, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,008 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 10.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include Irish, German, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Magnolia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).