San Elizario is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,089 people and three constituent neighborhoods, San Elizario is the 179th largest community in Texas.
San Elizario is a blue-collar town, with 36.03% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, San Elizario is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Elizario who work in office and administrative support (9.06%), maintenance occupations (8.46%), and healthcare suport services (7.92%).
Also of interest is that San Elizario has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
The overall crime rate in San Elizario is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in San Elizario, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.66 minutes every day commuting to work.
In San Elizario, just 11.44% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in San Elizario in 2018 was $14,762, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,048 for a family of four. However, San Elizario contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. San Elizario also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.93% 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 98.63% 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in San Elizario include German, Irish, French, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.
San Elizario also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 35.05%.
The most common language spoken in San Elizario is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Langs. of India.