Mathis is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,037 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mathis is the 364th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Mathis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mathis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mathis is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mathis who work in healthcare suport services (11.07%), sales jobs (8.39%), and office and administrative support (7.94%).
The citizens of Mathis have a very low rate of college education: just 6.77% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Mathis in 2010 was $14,008, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,032 for a family of four. However, Mathis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Mathis also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Mathis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mathis 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 Mathis, accounting for 93.55% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Mathis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mathis include Irish, English, Czech, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mathis is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.