Nederland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,196 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Nederland is the 146th largest community in Texas.
Nederland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nederland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nederland who work in office and administrative support (13.96%), management occupations (9.12%), and teaching (8.20%).
One of the benefits of Nederland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Nederland is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Nederland citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.00% of adults 25 and older in Nederland have a college degree.
The per capita income in Nederland in 2010 was $30,864, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,456 for a family of four. However, Nederland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nederland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nederland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nederland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nederland include German, English, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Nederland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.