Mexia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,406 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mexia is the 269th largest community in Texas.
Mexia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mexia is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mexia who work in community and social services (8.52%), personal care services (8.49%), and maintenance occupations (8.03%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.70 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Mexia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Mexia are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.77% of adults in Mexia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mexia in 2010 was $16,960, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,840 for a family of four. However, Mexia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mexia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mexia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mexia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mexia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mexia include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mexia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.