Hereford, TX


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Hereford is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,021 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hereford is the 163rd largest community in Texas.

Hereford is a blue-collar town, with 37.59% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hereford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hereford who work in sales jobs (10.68%), teaching (9.87%), and office and administrative support (8.99%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hereford spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.34 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Hereford with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.12% of adults in Hereford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hereford in 2010 was $16,998, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,992 for a family of four. However, Hereford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hereford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hereford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hereford, accounting for 75.34% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hereford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hereford include English, Irish, Scottish, and African.

Hereford also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.95%.

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

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