Lampasas is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,687 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lampasas is the 292nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lampasas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lampasas is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lampasas who work in maintenance occupations (10.70%), office and administrative support (10.13%), and management occupations (9.53%).
The education level of Lampasas citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.99% of adults 25 and older in Lampasas have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lampasas in 2010 was $19,334, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,336 for a family of four. However, Lampasas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lampasas is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lampasas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lampasas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lampasas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lampasas include Irish, English, French , and Other Subsaharan African.
The most common language spoken in Lampasas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.