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.
Giddings is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Giddings is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Giddings who work in office and administrative support (15.85%), food service (13.32%), and teaching (9.81%).
One of the benefits of Giddings is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.62 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.
Being a small city, Giddings does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Giddings are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.17% of adults in Giddings have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Giddings in 2010 was $17,291, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,164 for a family of four. However, Giddings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Giddings is a somewhat 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 43.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Giddings include Irish, African, Czech, and English.
The most common language spoken in Giddings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.