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Magnolia, TX
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Magnolia profile

Living in Magnolia

Magnolia is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,349 people and 13 associated neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 598th largest community in Texas. Magnolia has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Magnolia, where the median household income is $59,922.00.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Magnolia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.90% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Magnolia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.84 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small city, Magnolia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Magnolia is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.31% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Magnolia in 2018 was $43,176, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,704 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 18.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include German, Irish, English, Czech, and Ethiopian.

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