Alvarado is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,015 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Alvarado is the 429th largest community in Texas.
Alvarado is a blue-collar town, with 44.88% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Alvarado is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alvarado who work in office and administrative support (15.01%), management occupations (8.73%), and teaching (7.30%).
Also of interest is that Alvarado has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Alvarado doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Alvarado have a very low rate of college education: just 9.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Alvarado in 2010 was $18,901, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,604 for a family of four. However, Alvarado contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alvarado is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alvarado home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alvarado residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alvarado also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alvarado include English, Irish, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Alvarado is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.