Taylor is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,702 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 (14.46%), sales jobs (11.93%), and management occupations (5.92%).
The percentage of adults in Taylor with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.61% of adults in Taylor have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Taylor in 2010 was $21,311, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,244 for a family of four. However, Taylor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Taylor is a very 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 38.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Taylor include Czech, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Taylor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.