Mission is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 83,298 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Mission is the 44th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mission is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mission is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mission who work in sales jobs (13.74%), office and administrative support (12.52%), and management occupations (10.32%).
The education level of Mission citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.58% of adults in Mission have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mission in 2010 was $17,614, 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 $70,456 for a family of four. However, Mission contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mission home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mission residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mission also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 86.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mission include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
In addition, Mission has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.41%).
The most common language spoken in Mission is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.