Groves is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,750 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Groves is the 152nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Groves is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Groves is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Groves who work in sales jobs (10.96%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and management occupations (7.81%).
Groves 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Groves rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.99% of adults 25 and older in Groves have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Groves in 2010 was $24,650, 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 $98,600 for a family of four. However, Groves contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Groves is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Groves home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Groves residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Groves also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Groves include German, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Groves is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.