Hawkins is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,291 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawkins who work in teaching (13.73%), office and administrative support (12.71%), and management occupations (11.53%).
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.
In Hawkins, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.95 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Hawkins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Hawkins is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.36% of adults 25 and older in Hawkins have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hawkins in 2010 was $18,029, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,116 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. Important ancestries of people in Hawkins include German, English, Italian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Hawkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.