Regional Demographics

City Populations
Texarkana, Texas*
  • Population: 36,411
  • Persons under 5 years: 7.1 %
  • Persons under 18 years: 25.8%
  • Persons 65 years & older: 14.4%
  • High School Grads: 84.7%
  • Bachelors Degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Housing Units: 16,115
  • Homeownership Rate: 53.3%
  • Median Household Income: $39,319
  • Persons below poverty level: 18.2%
  • # of Business firms: 4,035
  • Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000): $1,241,017
*This information does not include the entire Texarkana Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Paris, Texas
  • Population: 25,171
  • Persons under 5 years: 7.3%
  • Persons under 18 years: 25.0%
  • Persons 65 years & older: 16.6%
  • High School Grads: 81.8%
  • Bachelors Degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Housing Units: 11,883
  • Homeownership Rate: 56.9%
  • Median Household Income: $30,894
  • Persons below poverty level: 24.1%
  • # of Business firms: 3,338
  • Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000): 596,369

Sulphur Springs, Texas
  • Population: 15,449
  • Persons under 5 years: 6.2%
  • Persons under 18 years: 26.0%
  • Persons 65 years & older: 15.5%
  • High School Grads: 78.6%
  • Bachelors Degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Housing Units: 6,654
  • Homeownership Rate: 59.8%
  • Median Household Income: $37,618
  • Persons below poverty level: 17.6%
  • # of Business firms: 2,091
  • Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000): 424,771
Mount Pleasant, Texas
  • Population: 15,564
  • High school grads: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Housing Units: 5,449
  • Homeownership Rate: 59.9%
  • Median household income: $34,693
  • Persons below poverty level: 24.5%
  • # of business firms: 2,049
  • Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000): 406,141