Pottsboro is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,250 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pottsboro is the 593rd largest community in Texas.
Pottsboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pottsboro is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pottsboro who work in sales jobs (18.74%), office and administrative support (11.33%), and healthcare (9.97%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.78% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
As is often the case in a small town, Pottsboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Pottsboro is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.80% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pottsboro in 2010 was $25,973, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,892 for a family of four. However, Pottsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pottsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pottsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pottsboro include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Pottsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.