Blanket is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 381 people and just one neighborhood, Blanket is the 974th largest community in Texas. Blanket has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blanket is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blanket is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blanket who work in sales jobs (15.65%), management occupations (10.88%) and food service (10.20%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Blanket has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Blanket has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Blanket than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Blanket may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Blanket doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.