Fredericksburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,094 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fredericksburg is the 220th largest community in Texas.
Fredericksburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Fredericksburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Fredericksburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fredericksburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fredericksburg is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fredericksburg who work in food service (14.45%), management occupations (12.02%), and sales jobs (11.99%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fredericksburg spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Fredericksburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Fredericksburg are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.56% of adults in Fredericksburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fredericksburg in 2010 was $30,666, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,664 for a family of four. However, Fredericksburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fredericksburg is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fredericksburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fredericksburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fredericksburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fredericksburg include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fredericksburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.