San Augustine is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,009 people and two constituent neighborhoods, San Augustine is the 605th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Augustine is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Augustine is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Augustine who work in healthcare (14.17%), sales jobs (11.98%), and office and administrative support (9.58%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, San Augustine has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes San Augustine a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, San Augustine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in San Augustine with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.86% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in San Augustine in 2010 was $14,573, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,292 for a family of four. However, San Augustine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. San Augustine also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.63% of its population below the federal poverty line.
San Augustine is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Augustine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Augustine residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. San Augustine also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Augustine include German, French , Irish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in San Augustine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.