La Joya is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,219 people and just one neighborhood, La Joya is the 415th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
La Joya is a blue-collar town, with 35.31% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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%).
A relatively large number of people in La Joya telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.17% 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
Being a small city, La Joya does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.