Alamo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 19,246 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Alamo is the 138th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Alamo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alamo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alamo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alamo who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (13.43%), and food service (5.81%).
As is often the case in a small city, Alamo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Alamo, just 11.05% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Alamo in 2010 was $16,007, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,028 for a family of four. However, Alamo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Alamo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alamo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alamo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 85.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alamo include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Dutch.
In addition, Alamo has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.98%).
The most common language spoken in Alamo is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.