Converse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 28,171 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Converse is the 140th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Converse, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Converse, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Converse’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Converse does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $72,911.00.
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 (12.71%), sales jobs (11.75%), and management occupations (8.92%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Converse, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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 overall education level of Converse is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.54% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Converse in 2018 was $26,229, 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 $104,916 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 42.89% 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Converse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.