Cameron, TX


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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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cameron is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cameron is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cameron who work in office and administrative support (16.45%), teaching (10.58%), and sales jobs (7.23%).

Also of interest is that Cameron has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cameron spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.10 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

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 11.44% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cameron in 2010 was $21,234, 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 $84,936 for a family of four. However, Cameron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cameron is an extremely 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 26.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cameron include German, English, Czech, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Cameron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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