George West is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,631 people and two constituent neighborhoods, George West is the 561st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, George West is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, George West is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in George West who work in sales jobs (10.73%), office and administrative support (8.96%), and teaching (8.84%).
Being a small city, George West does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of George West has a very low overall level of education: only 8.77% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in George West in 2010 was $16,440, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,760 for a family of four. However, George West contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
George West is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call George West 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 George West, accounting for 52.52% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of George West residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in George West include Irish, English, Polish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in George West is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).