Groveton is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,024 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Groveton is the 803rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Groveton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Groveton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Groveton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Groveton who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), management occupations (11.79%), and personal care services (8.75%).
Overall, Groveton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Groveton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Groveton, the average commute to work is 33.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Groveton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Groveton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.79% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Groveton in 2010 was $10,325, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,300 for a family of four. Groveton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.66% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Groveton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Groveton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Groveton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Groveton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Groveton include English, German, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Groveton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.