Nocona is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,939 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nocona is the 490th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Nocona is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.60% of the Nocona workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Nocona is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Nocona who work in office and administrative support (9.07%), food service (8.09%), and sales jobs (5.51%).
Overall, Nocona’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small city, Nocona does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Nocona have a very low rate of college education: just 8.73% 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 Nocona in 2010 was $21,621, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,484 for a family of four. However, Nocona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nocona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nocona residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Nocona also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nocona include English, German, British, and Dutch West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Nocona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.