Alamo, TX
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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 (13.77%), sales jobs (13.26%), and maintenance occupations (6.27%).

Alamo is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Alamo, just 10.66% 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 $15,787, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,148 for a family of four. However, Alamo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Alamo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.49% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Alamo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alamo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Alamo, accounting for 85.94% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Alamo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alamo include English, Norwegian, Irish, and Dutch.

Alamo also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.40%.

The most common language spoken in Alamo is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.