Seminole is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,448 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Seminole is the 299th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Seminole is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.13% of the Seminole workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Seminole is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seminole who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), teaching (8.63%), and management occupations (7.05%).
One of the benefits of Seminole is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.30 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Seminole doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Seminole with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.56% of adults in Seminole have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Seminole in 2010 was $23,049, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,196 for a family of four. However, Seminole contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Seminole is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Seminole home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seminole residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Seminole also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seminole include English, Irish, Scottish, and Pennsylvania German.
The most common language spoken in Seminole is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.