Shallowater is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,555 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shallowater is the 551st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shallowater is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shallowater is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shallowater who work in office and administrative support (10.93%), management occupations (10.32%), and sales jobs (10.16%).
Because of many things, Shallowater is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shallowater a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Shallowater has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shallowater’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Shallowater is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Shallowater citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.01% of adults in Shallowater have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shallowater in 2010 was $26,495, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,980 for a family of four. However, Shallowater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Shallowater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shallowater residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Shallowater also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shallowater include English, Irish, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Shallowater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.