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Gunter, TX

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Overview


Gunter is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,400 people and just one neighborhood, Gunter is the 637th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Gunter was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Gunter economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Gunter, where the median household income is $106,700.00.

Gunter real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Gunter house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Gunter is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gunter is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gunter who work in management occupations (13.61%), sales jobs (10.34%), and maintenance occupations (10.16%).

Also of interest is that Gunter has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Gunter is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Gunter’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Gunter, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Gunter does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The population of Gunter is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.51% of adults in Gunter have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gunter in 2018 was $37,947, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,788 for a family of four. However, Gunter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gunter is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gunter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gunter residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gunter also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gunter include English, Irish, German, Czech, and French.

The most common language spoken in Gunter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Texas. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Gunter are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 46.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.5%), and 9.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Gunter, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report German roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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