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.
Pearsall is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pearsall is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearsall who work in sales jobs (14.39%), office and administrative support (10.43%), and food service (7.01%).
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 14.30 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Pearsall have a very low rate of college education: just 7.91% 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 $14,104, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,416 for a family of four. However, Pearsall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pearsall is an extremely 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 84.13% 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 German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pearsall's cultural character, accounting for 19.27% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Pearsall is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.