Taylor, TX

Taylor profile

Living in Taylor

Taylor is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,267 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Taylor is the 178th 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 (14.11%), sales jobs (10.64%), and management occupations (10.42%).

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.

In Taylor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Taylor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Taylor are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.56% of adults in Taylor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Taylor in 2018 was $26,341, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,364 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Taylor, accounting for 44.56% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Taylor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. 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.