Converse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 21,987 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Converse is the 140th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Converse isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Converse are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Converse is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Converse who work in office and administrative support (17.45%), sales jobs (8.84%), and food service (7.65%).
Also of interest is that Converse has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Converse citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.72% of adults in Converse have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Converse in 2010 was $24,451, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,804 for a family of four. However, Converse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Converse is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Converse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Converse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Converse also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Converse include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Converse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.