Located in the middle between Dallas, TX and Austin, TX along Interstate 35, Waco, Texas is home to or was home to many prominent figures and institutions in Texas history. Waco is the birth place of two of the country's most well known soft drinks, Dr. Pepper and Big Red. It was also once the home of the infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde and AddRan College which eventually became Texas Christian University (TCU) before its relocation to Fort Worth. Of course, the most famous institution, of any kind, associated with Waco is Baylor University.
According to the latest US Census estimates, Waco has a little over 125,000 citizens, which makes it the 22nd largest city in Texas. This figure is up by nearly 10% since 2000 when Waco's population was estimated at around 114,000. If you happen to be a resident of Waco, you enjoy one of the country’s lowest costs of living, by as much as 24% below the national average. For example, the median price of a home in Waco is about $113,000 as opposed to $222,000 for the rest of the United States.
Below are a couple online resources on Waco, TX and some additional facts.
City of Waco Website