Most Expensive College Station Neighborhoods
College Station is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 103,483 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, College Station is the 36th largest community in Texas.
College Station real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although College Station house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
College Station is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, College Station is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in College Station who work in teaching (17.28%), office and administrative support (13.16%) and sales jobs (12.69%).
Also of interest is that College Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
College Station is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. College Station is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
Not only is College Station a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of College Station spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.10 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Many people in College Station take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among College Station citizens for affordable transportation.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in College Station. 55.08% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in College Station in 2010 was $21,310, 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 $85,240 for a family of four. However, College Station contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. College Station also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.47% of its population below the federal poverty line.
College Station is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call College Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of College Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. College Station also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in College Station include German, Irish, English, French, Italian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in College Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|COLLEGE STATION INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||35,032|
|COLLEGE STATION HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||30.47%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||69.53%|
|TYPE OF COLLEGE STATION HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||42.45%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.22%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||17.07%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||33.99%|
|SIZE OF COLLEGE STATION HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.11%|
|AGE OF COLLEGE STATION HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||31.93%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||58.22%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||8.83%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.03%|
|COLLEGE STATION REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$213,331|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,129|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $61,000||4.15%|
|$61,001 - $121,000||4.85%|
|$121,001 - $243,000||52.68%|
|$243,001 - $364,000||22.22%|
|$364,001 - $486,000||10.06%|
|$486,001 - $607,000||3.75%|
|$607,001 - $911,000||1.50%|
|$911,001 - $1,214,000||0.57%|
|PEOPLE OF COLLEGE STATION||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.88%|
|5 TO 17||11.01%|
|18 TO 24||44.51%|
|25 TO 34||14.61%|
|35 TO 54||14.32%|
|55 TO 64||5.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||5.09%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.34%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$33,434|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$21,310|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||35.47%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (30.69%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.30%)
Public Service (2.90%)
Real estate (2.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.13%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.22%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.19%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.52%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.32%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.58%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.76%)
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