Scurry is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 688 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Scurry is the 896th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Scurry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scurry is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scurry who work in management occupations (14.62%), office and administrative support (12.26%), and teaching (12.26%).
Scurry is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Scurry’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Scurry is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Scurry, the average commute to work is 35.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Scurry has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Scurry is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.23% of adults in Scurry have a college degree.
The per capita income in Scurry in 2018 was $34,993, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,972 for a family of four. However, Scurry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Scurry is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Scurry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scurry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Scurry include German, Irish, French, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Scurry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.