Navasota is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,476 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Navasota is the 279th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Navasota, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.33% of Navasota’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Navasota is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Navasota who work in office and administrative support (8.34%), sales jobs (7.40%), and maintenance occupations (6.62%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.78 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Navasota does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Navasota with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.52% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Navasota in 2010 was $19,501, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,004 for a family of four. However, Navasota contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Navasota is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Navasota 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 Navasota, accounting for 38.70% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Navasota residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Navasota include Irish, English, Dutch, and Polish.
Navasota also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.29%.
The most common language spoken in Navasota is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.