Goliad is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,986 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Goliad is the 637th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Goliad is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goliad is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Goliad who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), sales jobs (12.90%), and food service (11.41%).
Being a small city, Goliad does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Goliad who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.70% of the adults in Goliad have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Goliad in 2010 was $23,954, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,816 for a family of four. However, Goliad contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Goliad is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Goliad home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goliad residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Goliad also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 56.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Goliad include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Goliad is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.