Rio Bravo is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,855 people and just one neighborhood, Rio Bravo is the 371st largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rio Bravo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.04% of the Rio Bravo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rio Bravo is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rio Bravo who work in personal care services (11.76%), sales jobs (8.99%) and teaching (8.33%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.55% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Rio Bravo, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.53 minutes every day commuting to work.