Dale, TX

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Living in Dale

Dale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 21,235 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dale is the 202nd largest community in Texas.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.07% of the Dale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dale is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dale who work in office and administrative support (15.76%), sales jobs (9.86%), and management occupations (5.66%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dale is worth considering.

One downside of living in Dale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.28 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Dale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Dale with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.37% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dale in 2018 was $22,651, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,604 for a family of four. However, Dale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dale is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dale 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 Dale, accounting for 68.44% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Dale residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Dale include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

Dale also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.32%.

The most common language spoken in Dale is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.

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