Edcouch is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,316 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edcouch is the 471st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Edcouch is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Edcouch is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Edcouch who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), sales jobs (10.86%), and personal care services (9.07%).
As is often the case in a small city, Edcouch doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Edcouch has a very low overall level of education: only 7.58% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Edcouch in 2010 was $12,819, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,276 for a family of four. Edcouch also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.03% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Edcouch is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Edcouch 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 Edcouch, accounting for 96.98% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Edcouch residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Edcouch include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Edcouch's cultural character, accounting for 16.09% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Edcouch is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.