Brackettville is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,645 people and just one neighborhood, Brackettville is the 670th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Brackettville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brackettville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brackettville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Brackettville who work in management occupations (14.70%), sales jobs (11.81%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.44%).
A relatively large number of people in Brackettville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.12% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Brackettville 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. Brackettville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Brackettville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Brackettville may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Brackettville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.96 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Brackettville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.