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 (15.85%), sales jobs (9.12%), and management occupations (7.50%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Nederland spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Nederland overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Nederland, 21.21% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nederland in 2010 was $32,295, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,180 for a family of four. However, Nederland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nederland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 13.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nederland include German, Irish, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Nederland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.