Mexia is a city located in Limestone County Texas. Mexia has a 2020 population of 6,779. Mexia is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,893 in 2010.
The average household income in Mexia is $52,036 with a poverty rate of 31.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $80,500. The median age in Mexia is 35.9 years, 30.8 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mexiawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.48%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.00%.
73.85% of Mexia residents speak only English, while 26.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.89% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mexia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mexia is Multiple, with 23.14% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.30%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mexia
86.80% of Mexia residents were born in the United States, with 75.68% having been born in Texas. 9.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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