Del Rio, TX


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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, Del Rio isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Del Rio are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Del Rio is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Del Rio who work in office and administrative support (15.59%), sales jobs (9.40%), and teaching (8.91%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.56 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Del Rio with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.40% of adults in Del Rio have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Del Rio in 2010 was $18,301, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,204 for a family of four. However, Del Rio contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Del Rio home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Del Rio residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Del Rio also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 84.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Del Rio include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Del Rio's cultural character, accounting for 24.76% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Del Rio is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.