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. Much of the housing stock in Waxahachie was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Waxahachie economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Waxahachie, where the median household income is $53,336.00.
Waxahachie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.31%), sales jobs (11.64%), and teaching (8.20%).
The population of Waxahachie overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Waxahachie, 23.93% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Waxahachie in 2010 was $23,061, 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 $92,244 for a family of four. However, Waxahachie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waxahachie is a very 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 24.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Waxahachie include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Waxahachie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.