Waxahachie, TX


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Waxahachie is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,384 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Waxahachie is the 97th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Waxahachie, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Waxahachie, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Waxahachie’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Waxahachie does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $54,081.00.

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 (15.49%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (8.48%).

The citizens of Waxahachie are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.93% of adults in Waxahachie having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Waxahachie in 2010 was $23,362, 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 $93,448 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 24.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Waxahachie include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .

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