Tomball, TX


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Tomball is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,540 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Tomball is the 217th largest community in Texas.

Tomball real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Tomball house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tomball is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tomball is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tomball who work in management occupations (13.43%), office and administrative support (13.15%), and sales jobs (9.27%).

The overall education level of Tomball is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.60% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tomball in 2010 was $27,627, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,508 for a family of four. However, Tomball contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tomball is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tomball home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tomball residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tomball also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tomball include English, Irish, French , and Polish.

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