San Juan, TX


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San Juan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 36,556 people and five constituent neighborhoods, San Juan is the 89th largest community in Texas.

San Juan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, San Juan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in San Juan who work in sales jobs (13.67%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and maintenance occupations (6.59%).

The city of San Juan is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The rate of college-level education in San Juan is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.30% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in San Juan in 2010 was $13,188, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,752 for a family of four. However, San Juan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. San Juan also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.21% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call San Juan 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 Juan, accounting for 97.86% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Juan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Juan include Irish, German, French , and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of San Juan's cultural character, accounting for 30.10% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in San Juan is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.