Gladewater is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,432 people and just one neighborhood, Gladewater is the 298th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gladewater is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.30% of the Gladewater workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gladewater is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladewater who work in sales jobs (11.45%), management occupations (10.71%) and office and administrative support (5.95%).
Of important note, Gladewater is also a city of artists. Gladewater has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gladewater’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gladewater is worth considering.
Gladewater 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.