Pearsall is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,980 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pearsall is the 235th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Pearsall isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pearsall are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pearsall is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearsall who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (12.83%), and maintenance occupations (7.88%).
One of the benefits of Pearsall is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.50 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.
The citizens of Pearsall have a very low rate of college education: just 7.64% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Pearsall in 2010 was $14,177, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,708 for a family of four.
Pearsall is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pearsall 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 Pearsall, accounting for 84.47% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pearsall residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pearsall include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
Pearsall also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.40%.
The most common language spoken in Pearsall is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Chinese.