Falfurrias is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,962 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Falfurrias is the 362nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Falfurrias isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Falfurrias are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Falfurrias is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Falfurrias who work in food service (19.31%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.27%), and office and administrative support (9.62%).
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 16.25 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Falfurrias doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Falfurrias is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.00% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Falfurrias in 2010 was $12,688, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,752 for a family of four. Falfurrias also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.00% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Falfurrias home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Falfurrias residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Falfurrias also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 88.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Falfurrias include Italian, English, Scottish, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Falfurrias is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Korean.