Porter is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,572 people and just one neighborhood, Porter is the 225th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Porter, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.29% of Porter’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Porter is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Porter who work in office and administrative support (17.34%), sales jobs (9.17%) and food service (6.84%).
Also of interest is that Porter has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Porter has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Porter has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Porter than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Porter may be for you.
In Porter, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Porter doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.