Alvin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 25,791 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Alvin is the 114th largest community in Texas.
Alvin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alvin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alvin who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), sales jobs (8.06%), and management occupations (7.63%).
Also of interest is that Alvin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Alvin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Alvin are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.58% of adults in Alvin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Alvin in 2010 was $20,855, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,420 for a family of four. However, Alvin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 35.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alvin include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Alvin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.