Adkins is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,649 people and just one neighborhood, Adkins is the 566th largest community in Texas. Adkins has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Adkins, where the median household income is $119,649.00.
Adkins real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Adkins house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Adkins isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Adkins are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Adkins is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Adkins who work in sales jobs (15.61%), office and administrative support (14.32%), and management occupations (9.95%).
Because of many things, Adkins is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Adkins really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Adkins perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Adkins, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.91 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Adkins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Adkins is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.34% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Adkins in 2018 was $45,428, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,712 for a family of four. However, Adkins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Adkins is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Adkins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Adkins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Adkins also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Adkins include German, English, Irish, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Adkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Adkins, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 78.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Texas. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Texas. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
Real estate in the neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.3% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 12.4% have Polish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Adkins are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 32.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.7%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Italian.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Adkins, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (24.9%), and residents who report English roots (22.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (12.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (88.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.