San Perlita is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 567 people and just one neighborhood, San Perlita is the 930th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Perlita is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Perlita is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Perlita who work in office and administrative support (17.14%), teaching (17.14%) and sales jobs (7.14%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about San Perlita is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in San Perlita is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In San Perlita, the average commute to work is 31.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
San Perlita is a very car-oriented city. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because San Perlita is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. San Perlita has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small city, San Perlita doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.