Hawkins is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,305 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hawkins is the 752nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hawkins is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hawkins is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawkins who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), sales jobs (13.30%), and management occupations (10.86%).
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!) Hawkins 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. Hawkins has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hawkins than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hawkins may be for you.
One downside of living in Hawkins is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hawkins, the average commute to work is 33.16 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hawkins 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.
The education level of Hawkins citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.44% of adults 25 and older in Hawkins have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hawkins in 2010 was $17,875, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,500 for a family of four. However, Hawkins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hawkins is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hawkins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawkins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hawkins also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hawkins include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Hawkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.