Willis, TX

Willis profile

Living in Willis

Willis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,028 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. 36.63% 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, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Willis who work in maintenance occupations (11.67%), sales jobs (8.74%), and food service (8.29%).

Willis is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Willis has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.07% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Willis in 2018 was $16,597, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,388 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 37.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Willis include Irish, German, English, Polish, and Dutch.

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