Converse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 28,643 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Converse is the 118th largest community in Texas. Converse has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Converse, where the median household income is $77,411.00.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Converse telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall education level of Converse citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.71% of adults in Converse have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Converse in 2018 was $31,147, 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 $124,588 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Converse, accounting for 45.65% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Converse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Converse include German, Irish, English, African, and European.
The most common language spoken in Converse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.