Willis, TX

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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.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Willis is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.63% of the Willis workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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.

In terms of college education, Willis ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.07% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

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.