Mineola is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,769 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mineola is the 386th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mineola is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mineola is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mineola who work in food service (15.39%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and management occupations (7.98%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mineola has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mineola a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Mineola does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Mineola with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.03% of adults in Mineola have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mineola in 2010 was $19,305, 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 $77,220 for a family of four. However, Mineola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mineola is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mineola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mineola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mineola also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mineola include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mineola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.