Brady is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,549 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brady is the 338th largest community in Texas.
Brady is a blue-collar town, with 37.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Brady is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brady who work in office and administrative support (12.45%), food service (7.81%), and sales jobs (7.23%).
Also of interest is that Brady has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Brady has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Brady a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Brady is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.26 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Brady 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.
The percentage of people in Brady with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.64% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brady in 2010 was $17,927, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,708 for a family of four. However, Brady contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brady is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brady home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brady residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Brady also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brady include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Brady is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.