Pampa, TX


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Pampa is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 18,177 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pampa is the 142nd largest community in Texas.

Pampa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pampa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pampa who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (9.05%), and food service (7.33%).

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 18.82 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Pampa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Pampa are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.40% of adults in Pampa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Pampa in 2010 was $23,256, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,024 for a family of four. However, Pampa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pampa is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pampa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pampa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pampa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pampa include German, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Pampa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.