Mathis is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,715 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mathis is the 364th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mathis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mathis is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mathis who work in healthcare suport services (13.66%), maintenance occupations (9.36%), and food service (8.50%).
As is often the case in a small city, Mathis doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Mathis has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.87% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mathis in 2018 was $14,808, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,232 for a family of four.
Mathis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mathis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Mathis, accounting for 90.55% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Mathis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mathis include German, Irish, French, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mathis is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.