Blum is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 441 people and just one neighborhood, Blum is the 961st largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Blum is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.89% of the Blum workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Blum is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blum who work in office and administrative support (11.41%), maintenance occupations (6.52%) and teaching (5.98%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blum is worth considering.
One downside of living in Blum, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.25 minutes every day commuting to work.