Taylor, TX

Taylor profile

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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Taylor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.13%), management occupations (8.84%), and sales jobs (8.54%).

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.

The citizens of Taylor are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.24% of adults in Taylor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Taylor in 2018 was $24,397, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,588 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 44.13% 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 French.

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