Lorenzo is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 964 people and just one neighborhood, Lorenzo is the 828th largest community in Texas.
Lorenzo is a blue-collar town, with 42.86% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lorenzo is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lorenzo who work in food service (12.07%), maintenance occupations (10.59%), and healthcare suport services (6.65%).
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!) Lorenzo 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. Lorenzo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lorenzo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lorenzo may be for you.
Being a small city, Lorenzo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Lorenzo has a very low overall level of education: only 8.40% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lorenzo in 2018 was $16,006, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,024 for a family of four. However, Lorenzo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Lorenzo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.88% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lorenzo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lorenzo 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 Lorenzo, accounting for 76.67% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Lorenzo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lorenzo include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Finnish.
The most common language spoken in Lorenzo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lorenzo, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 6 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.0% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 59.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lorenzo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 32.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (28.7%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Lorenzo, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (59.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.5%).
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (13.8%) and 5.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.