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, George West isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in George West are a mix 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 office and administrative support (14.84%), teaching (9.47%), and food service (6.28%).
George West 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 George West have a very low rate of college education: just 7.72% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in George West in 2010 was $16,136, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,544 for a family of four. However, George West contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
George West is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call George West home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of George West residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. George West also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 57.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in George West include Irish, Polish, French , and English.
The most common language spoken in George West is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).