Terrell, TX

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Living in Terrell

Terrell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 18,869 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Terrell is the 155th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Terrell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Terrell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Terrell who work in sales jobs (12.14%), office and administrative support (11.90%), and food service (9.35%).

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

The percentage of adults in Terrell who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.90% of the adults in Terrell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Terrell in 2018 was $22,875, 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 $91,500 for a family of four. However, Terrell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Terrell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Terrell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Terrell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Terrell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Terrell include Irish, German, English, French, and Polish.

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