Crockett is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,554 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Crockett is the 283rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Crockett is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crockett is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Crockett who work in office and administrative support (11.30%), sales jobs (11.22%), and maintenance occupations (11.22%).
One of the benefits of Crockett is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Crockett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Crockett rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.74% of adults 25 and older in Crockett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Crockett in 2010 was $13,846, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,384 for a family of four. Crockett also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.28% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Crockett is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crockett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crockett residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Crockett also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crockett include German, English, French , and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Crockett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.