Groesbeck is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,304 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Groesbeck is the 400th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Groesbeck is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Groesbeck is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Groesbeck who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), food service (8.79%), and teaching (8.71%).
One of the benefits of Groesbeck is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.00 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, Groesbeck does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Groesbeck is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.12% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Groesbeck in 2010 was $15,757, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,028 for a family of four. However, Groesbeck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Groesbeck also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.62% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Groesbeck is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Groesbeck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Groesbeck residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Groesbeck also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Groesbeck include German, English, Dutch, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Groesbeck's cultural character, accounting for 17.64% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Groesbeck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.