Palacios is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,655 people and just one neighborhood, Palacios is the 375th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Palacios is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Palacios is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palacios who work in teaching (15.87%), sales jobs (9.10%) and office and administrative support (8.77%).
Also of interest is that Palacios has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Palacios is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Palacios does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.