Del Rio is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 36,153 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Del Rio is the 87th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Del Rio is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Del Rio is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Del Rio who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), sales jobs (10.76%), and teaching (8.78%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Del Rio spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.86 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Del Rio with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.16% of adults in Del Rio have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Del Rio in 2010 was $17,898, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,592 for a family of four. However, Del Rio contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Del Rio is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Del Rio 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 Del Rio, accounting for 84.83% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Del Rio residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Del Rio include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Del Rio has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.00%).
The most common language spoken in Del Rio is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.