La Joya, TX

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La Joya Profile


Overview

La Joya is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,291 people and just one neighborhood, La Joya is the 415th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, La Joya is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.31% of the La Joya workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, La Joya is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Joya who work in office and administrative support (13.48%), teaching (11.38%), and sales jobs (10.05%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.17% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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

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

La Joya Demographics

The citizens of La Joya have a very low rate of college education: just 8.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in La Joya in 2010 was $13,307, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,228 for a family of four. However, La Joya contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call La Joya home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in La Joya, accounting for 99.13% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of La Joya residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in La Joya include Irish, Italian, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.

La Joya also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 29.74%.

The most common language spoken in La Joya is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Joya 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Joya 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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La Joya 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LA JOYA ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 94.8% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 93.4% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 6.9%

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