Floydada is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,654 people and just one neighborhood, Floydada is the 555th largest community in Texas.
Floydada is a blue-collar town, with 35.33% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Floydada is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Floydada who work in office and administrative support (11.35%), healthcare suport services (8.63%), and maintenance occupations (8.36%).
Floydada 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 Floydada are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.72% of adults in Floydada have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Floydada in 2018 was $20,329, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,316 for a family of four. However, Floydada contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Floydada is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Floydada 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 Floydada, accounting for 70.41% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Floydada residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Floydada include Irish, German, English, Swedish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Floydada is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 7 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.7% of America.
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, 57.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Floydada are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.9% 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, 26.6% 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 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 18.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (44.8%).
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 Floydada, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (57.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (5.5%), and residents who report English roots (4.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.4%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.4%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.3%) 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 (13.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.