Edroy is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 422 people and just one neighborhood, Edroy is the 958th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Edroy was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Edroy economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Edroy, where the median household income is .
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Edroy is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.00% of the Edroy workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Edroy is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Edroy who work in maintenance occupations (30.00%), the sciences (17.00%), and sales jobs (13.00%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Edroy has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Edroy has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Edroy a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Edroy is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Edroy, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Edroy is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Edroy is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Edroy has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Edroy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Edroy ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Edroy in 2018 was $17,040, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,160 for a family of four. However, Edroy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Edroy is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Edroy 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 Edroy, accounting for 100.00% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Edroy residents report their race to be Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Edroy include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.
The most common language spoken in Edroy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Edroy, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 94.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 59.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Edroy are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 32.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.2%), and 17.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Edroy, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (59.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.2%), and residents who report English roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.