Cameron is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,460 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cameron is the 334th largest community in Texas.
Cameron is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cameron is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cameron who work in office and administrative support (16.61%), teaching (14.04%), and healthcare suport services (6.28%).
The percentage of people in Cameron with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.19% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cameron in 2010 was $21,166, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,664 for a family of four. However, Cameron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cameron is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cameron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cameron residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cameron also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cameron include Irish, English, Czech, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Cameron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.