Raymondville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,139 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Raymondville is the 205th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Raymondville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raymondville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Raymondville who work in sales jobs (13.51%), office and administrative support (9.64%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.43%).
Being a small city, Raymondville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Raymondville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.62% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Raymondville in 2010 was $9,516, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $38,064 for a family of four. Raymondville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.88% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Raymondville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Raymondville 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 Raymondville, accounting for 87.66% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Raymondville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Raymondville include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
Raymondville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.86%.
The most common language spoken in Raymondville is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.