Buckholts is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 372 people and just one neighborhood, Buckholts is the 972nd largest community in Texas.
When you are in Buckholts, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.42% of Buckholts’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Buckholts is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buckholts who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), management occupations (14.47%), and food service (10.53%).
The overall crime rate in Buckholts is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town 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, Buckholts has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Buckholts a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Buckholts doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Buckholts has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.93% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Buckholts in 2018 was $12,658, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,632 for a family of four. Buckholts also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.98% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Buckholts is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Buckholts home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buckholts residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Buckholts also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buckholts include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Buckholts is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.6%, which is higher than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.5% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Texas.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Buckholts are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 43.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.4%), and 4.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Buckholts, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (13.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (84.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.