Nacogdoches is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,894 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Nacogdoches is the 91st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Nacogdoches isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nacogdoches are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nacogdoches is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nacogdoches who work in sales jobs (12.29%), teaching (12.19%), and office and administrative support (11.22%).
Because Nacogdoches has a very large number of students who are 18 years or older and in college, it is thought of as a college town. This has a major influence on local Nacogdoches lifestyle, entertainment, and culture in general. Life in Nacogdoches is very much tied to the academic calendar: when students return from the summer break in the fall, one will notice them out and about, buying groceries, out with friends, and generally getting re-acquainted with each other. In Nacogdoches people study hard and play hard, and there is ample opportunity to do both.
One of the benefits of Nacogdoches is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.37 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Nacogdoches is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.63% of adults in Nacogdoches have a college degree.
The per capita income in Nacogdoches in 2010 was $19,384, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,536 for a family of four. However, Nacogdoches contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nacogdoches is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nacogdoches home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nacogdoches residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nacogdoches also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nacogdoches include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Nacogdoches is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.