Willis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,313 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Willis is the 330th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Willis, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.67% of Willis’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Willis is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willis who work in personal care services (11.76%), maintenance occupations (10.34%), and healthcare (9.44%).
In Willis, just 10.05% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Willis in 2010 was $13,122, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,488 for a family of four.
Willis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Willis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Willis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Willis include English, German, Canadian, and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Willis's cultural character, accounting for 15.33% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Willis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.