Hondo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,119 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hondo is the 239th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hondo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hondo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hondo who work in sales jobs (19.22%), food service (12.77%), and office and administrative support (10.62%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.09 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Hondo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Hondo with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.87% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hondo in 2010 was $13,687, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,748 for a family of four. However, Hondo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Hondo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.69% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hondo is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hondo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hondo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hondo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 62.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hondo include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hondo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.