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Douglassville, TX

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Overview


Douglassville is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 211 people and just one neighborhood, Douglassville is the 1013th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Douglassville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Douglassville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Douglassville is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Douglassville who work in teaching (19.47%), art, media, and design (15.04%), and management occupations (14.16%).

Of important note, Douglassville is also a town of artists. Douglassville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Douglassville’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Douglassville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Douglassville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Douglassville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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, Douglassville is worth considering.

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

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Douglassville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.75% of adults in Douglassville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Douglassville in 2022 was $21,253, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,012 for a family of four. However, Douglassville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Douglassville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.38% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Douglassville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Douglassville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Douglassville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Douglassville include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and French.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Texas. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Douglassville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 35.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.5%), and 19.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Douglassville, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (1.3%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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