Waxahachie is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 37,988 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Waxahachie is the 97th largest community in Texas. Waxahachie has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Waxahachie, where the median household income is $65,589.00.
Unlike some cities, Waxahachie isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waxahachie are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waxahachie is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waxahachie who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), sales jobs (11.22%), and management occupations (9.05%).
The citizens of Waxahachie are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.90% of adults in Waxahachie having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waxahachie in 2018 was $29,149, 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 $116,596 for a family of four. However, Waxahachie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waxahachie is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waxahachie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waxahachie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Waxahachie also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Waxahachie include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Waxahachie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.