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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitney who work in sales jobs (17.65%), food service (13.69%), and office and administrative support (8.28%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Whitney is worth considering.
Being a small town, Whitney does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Whitney, just 7.46% 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 $16,524, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,096 for a family of four.
Whitney is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 12.47% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Whitney include German, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Whitney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.