San Elizario is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,999 people and three constituent neighborhoods, San Elizario is the 179th largest community in Texas.
San Elizario is a blue-collar town, with 51.83% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, San Elizario is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Elizario who work in office and administrative support (14.71%), maintenance occupations (8.44%), and sales jobs (7.20%).
One downside of living in San Elizario is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In San Elizario, the average commute to work is 35.14 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
San Elizario is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
San Elizario ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 3.99% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in San Elizario in 2010 was $7,693, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $30,772 for a family of four. San Elizario also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.63% of its population below the federal poverty line.
San Elizario is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call San Elizario 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 San Elizario, accounting for 99.64% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Elizario residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Elizario include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
In addition, San Elizario has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.55%).
The most common language spoken in San Elizario is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.