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.

Del Rio is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

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 15.86 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Del Rio rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.16% of adults 25 and older in Del Rio 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 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 .

Del Rio also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.00%.

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