Gregory is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,740 people and just one neighborhood, Gregory is the 689th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Gregory isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gregory are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gregory is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gregory who work in teaching (19.91%), sales jobs (13.19%), and food service (10.88%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.58% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.01 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Gregory does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Gregory ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.76% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gregory in 2018 was $16,848, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,392 for a family of four. However, Gregory contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Gregory also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.90% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Gregory is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gregory home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Gregory, accounting for 89.87% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Gregory residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gregory include Irish, German, German Russian, English, and Austrian.
The most common language spoken in Gregory is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Gregory, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The neighborhood is unique for having just 5.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, the neighborhood stands out within Texas for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 10.0% of college-friendly places to live in TX.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 88.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Gregory are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 30.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (27.9%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 52.0% of households. Some people also speak English (48.0%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Gregory, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (88.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.4%), and residents who report German roots (1.6%).
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.