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Kerens, TX

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Overview


Kerens is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,474 people and just one neighborhood, Kerens is the 727th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Kerens is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kerens is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kerens who work in teaching (10.42%), management occupations (10.42%), and business and financial occupations (8.20%).

Setting & Lifestyle

In Kerens, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Kerens does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The education level of Kerens citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.27% of adults in Kerens have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kerens in 2022 was $22,180, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,720 for a family of four. However, Kerens contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kerens is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kerens home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kerens residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kerens include Irish, English, German, African, and Polish.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Kerens is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in TX, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas. If you are considering retiring to Texas, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Kerens are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.8% 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, 31.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Kerens, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.7%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.2%) 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 (9.3%) . 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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