Terrell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,981 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 (13.41%), sales jobs (9.12%), and food service (8.93%).
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 with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.48% of adults in Terrell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Terrell in 2010 was $22,084, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,336 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 26.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Terrell include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Terrell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.