Dale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,891 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dale is the 202nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns, Dale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dale is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dale who work in office and administrative support (14.94%), sales jobs (9.08%), and management occupations (6.77%).
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 36.83 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 citizens of Dale have a very low rate of college education: just 9.05% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Dale in 2010 was $20,692, 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 $82,768 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 56.57% 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dale include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Dale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.