Terrell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,842 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Terrell who work in office and administrative support (11.75%), sales jobs (10.79%), and food service (8.18%).
As is often the case in a small city, Terrell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Terrell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.01% of adults in Terrell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Terrell in 2010 was $22,292, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,168 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 26.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Terrell include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Terrell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.