Hallettsville is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,592 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hallettsville is the 546th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hallettsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hallettsville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hallettsville who work in food service (11.88%), sales jobs (10.10%), and teaching (9.70%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hallettsville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.46% of adults 25 and older in Hallettsville 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 Hallettsville in 2010 was $18,158, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,632 for a family of four. However, Hallettsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hallettsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hallettsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hallettsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hallettsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hallettsville include Czech, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hallettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.