Elmendorf is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,688 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elmendorf is the 710th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Elmendorf is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.14% of the Elmendorf workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Elmendorf is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elmendorf who work in sales jobs (15.31%), office and administrative support (13.47%), and maintenance occupations (7.20%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Elmendorf is worth considering.
In Elmendorf, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Elmendorf is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Elmendorf have a very low rate of college education: just 8.28% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Elmendorf in 2010 was $20,836, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,344 for a family of four. However, Elmendorf contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elmendorf is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Elmendorf 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 Elmendorf, accounting for 69.94% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Elmendorf residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elmendorf include Irish, French , Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Elmendorf is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.