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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fredericksburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (16.86%), office and administrative support (10.10%), and management occupations (9.84%).
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 14.69 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Fredericksburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Fredericksburg citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.15% of adults in Fredericksburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fredericksburg in 2010 was $29,095, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,380 for a family of four. However, Fredericksburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native 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 21.27% 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.