Kaufman is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,797 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kaufman is the 318th largest community in Texas.
Kaufman is a blue-collar town, with 38.31% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kaufman is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kaufman who work in office and administrative support (11.08%), maintenance occupations (9.00%), and food service (6.92%).
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!) Kaufman 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. Kaufman has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kaufman than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kaufman may be for you.
Kaufman is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Kaufman, just 11.90% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kaufman in 2018 was $21,882, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,528 for a family of four. However, Kaufman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kaufman is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kaufman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kaufman residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kaufman also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kaufman include Irish, English, German, Czech, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kaufman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.