Alvin, TX

Alvin profile

Living in Alvin

Alvin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 26,723 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Alvin is the 114th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Alvin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alvin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alvin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alvin who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), management occupations (10.02%), and sales jobs (8.91%).

One downside of living in Alvin, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.48 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of adults in Alvin with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.57% of adults in Alvin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Alvin in 2018 was $25,662, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,648 for a family of four. However, Alvin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Alvin is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alvin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alvin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alvin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alvin include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

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