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.

Taylor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Taylor is worth considering.

The citizens of Taylor are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.95% of adults in Taylor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

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.