Statewide Claims to Fame

Commerce is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Commerce is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 8,222 245th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.9 239th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,022.1 281st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 299th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.9% 357th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.2% 250th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.1% 168th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.9% 75th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Race - White 64.5% 304th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 21.6% 56th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 116th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.0% 51st 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 10th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 101st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.1% 338th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 59.4% 154th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.2% 76th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 250th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Housing units 3,613 243rd 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.6% 10th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 2,492 283rd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.3% 377th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $73,800 314th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 300th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Income per capita $14,908 340th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $27,788 360th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.1% 32nd 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Commerce Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 635 295th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $145,134 207th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,893 138th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $10,906 230th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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