Giddings is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,064 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Giddings is the 367th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Giddings isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Giddings are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Giddings is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Giddings who work in food service (14.31%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and maintenance occupations (10.22%).
One of the benefits of Giddings is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.35 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Giddings doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Giddings citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.31% of adults 25 and older in Giddings have a college degree.
The per capita income in Giddings in 2010 was $19,854, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,416 for a family of four. However, Giddings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Giddings is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Giddings home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Giddings residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Giddings also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Giddings include African, English, Irish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Giddings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.