Industry is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 313 people and just one neighborhood, Industry is the 1003rd largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Industry real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Industry house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Industry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Industry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Industry is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Industry who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), sales jobs (15.15%) and food service (15.15%).
A relatively large number of people in Industry telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.46% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Industry is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Industry enrolled in college, Industry has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Industry’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Industry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Industry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Industry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.