Texarkana is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 37,295 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Texarkana is the 82nd largest community in Texas.
Texarkana is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Texarkana is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Texarkana who work in sales jobs (13.89%), office and administrative support (10.41%), and healthcare (8.99%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Texarkana spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Texarkana citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.18% of adults in Texarkana have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Texarkana in 2010 was $26,730, 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 $106,920 for a family of four. However, Texarkana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Texarkana is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Texarkana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Texarkana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Texarkana include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Texarkana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.