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Johnson City, TX

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Overview


Johnson City is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,826 people and just one neighborhood, Johnson City is the 708th largest community in Texas.

Johnson City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Johnson City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Johnson City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Johnson City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Johnson City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnson City who work in office and administrative support (19.41%), management occupations (12.24%), and sales jobs (9.02%).

Also of interest is that Johnson City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small city, Johnson City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Johnson City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.12% of adults 25 and older in Johnson City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Johnson City in 2018 was $25,126, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,504 for a family of four. However, Johnson City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Johnson City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Johnson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Johnson City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Johnson City include German, English, Irish, French, and Scandinavian.

The most common language spoken in Johnson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

If you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.5% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 25 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.6% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Johnson City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 30.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.3%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Johnson City, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.5%), and residents who report English roots (18.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (18.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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