Gruver is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,167 people and just one neighborhood, Gruver is the 765th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gruver is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.60% of the Gruver workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gruver is a city of sales and office workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gruver who work in farm management occupations (17.54%), teaching (13.02%) and office and administrative support (11.57%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Gruver is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gruver a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gruver has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gruver’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One of the benefits of Gruver is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.99 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, Gruver does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.