Carrizo Springs is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,892 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carrizo Springs is the 387th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carrizo Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carrizo Springs is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Carrizo Springs who work in food service (19.21%), office and administrative support (14.18%), and sales jobs (13.58%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.02 minutes getting to work every day.
Carrizo Springs 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 rate of college-level education in Carrizo Springs is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.58% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carrizo Springs in 2018 was $16,932, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,728 for a family of four. However, Carrizo Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Carrizo Springs also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Carrizo Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carrizo Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Carrizo Springs, accounting for 89.60% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Carrizo Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Carrizo Springs include German, European, Dutch, Scottish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Carrizo Springs is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.