Baird - Cross Plains is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,227 people and just one neighborhood, Baird - Cross Plains is the 438th largest community in Texas.
Baird - Cross Plains is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Baird - Cross Plains is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Baird - Cross Plains who work in management occupations (11.25%), sales jobs (11.15%), and office and administrative support (8.59%).
As is often the case in a small town, Baird - Cross Plains doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Baird - Cross Plains are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.15% of adults in Baird - Cross Plains having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Baird - Cross Plains in 2018 was $27,726, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,904 for a family of four. However, Baird - Cross Plains contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Baird - Cross Plains is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Baird - Cross Plains home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baird - Cross Plains residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Baird - Cross Plains also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Baird - Cross Plains include Irish, European, English, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Baird - Cross Plains is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Baird - Cross Plains, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
If you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.2% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Baird - Cross Plains are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 29.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.6%), and 15.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.4%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Baird - Cross Plains, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.