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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brady is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brady is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brady who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), food service (11.14%), and maintenance occupations (8.16%).
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.
Residents will find that the city 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, Brady is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Brady is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.63 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 12.07% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brady in 2010 was $18,560, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,240 for a family of four. However, Brady contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brady is an extremely 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 Black or African-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 35.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brady include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Brady is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.