Taylor, TX

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Living in Taylor

Taylor is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,383 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Taylor is the 165th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Taylor isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Taylor are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taylor is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Taylor who work in office and administrative support (11.58%), sales jobs (10.65%), and management occupations (10.02%).

Also of interest is that Taylor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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, Taylor has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Taylor a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Taylor rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.95% of adults 25 and older in Taylor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Taylor in 2018 was $26,072, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,288 for a family of four. However, Taylor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Taylor is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Taylor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Taylor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Taylor also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Taylor include German, Irish, Czech, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Taylor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.