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.
Groveton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Groveton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Groveton who work in food service (16.61%), office and administrative support (10.66%), and personal care services (9.72%).
The overall crime rate in Groveton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Groveton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Groveton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Groveton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Groveton may be for you.
Groveton 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 Groveton, just 7.14% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Groveton in 2010 was $9,831, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $39,324 for a family of four. Groveton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.90% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Groveton is a somewhat 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 18.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Groveton include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Groveton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.