Comanche is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,197 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Comanche is the 399th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Comanche is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.36% of the Comanche workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Comanche is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Comanche who work in office and administrative support (11.36%), maintenance occupations (7.67%), and food service (7.53%).
The city 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, Comanche has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Comanche a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 18.21 minutes getting to work every day.
Comanche 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 Comanche is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.27% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Comanche in 2010 was $14,989, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,956 for a family of four. Comanche also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.24% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Comanche home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Comanche residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Comanche also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Comanche include German, English, French , and Dutch West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Comanche is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.