Whitney is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,101 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Whitney is the 611th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns, Whitney isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Whitney are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Whitney is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitney who work in sales jobs (18.67%), office and administrative support (11.78%), and food service (11.03%).
Whitney is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Whitney, just 6.40% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Whitney in 2010 was $18,240, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,960 for a family of four. However, Whitney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Whitney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Whitney residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Whitney also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.94% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Whitney include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Whitney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.