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 sales jobs (12.72%), healthcare (12.34%), and office and administrative support (11.80%).
Because of many things, Shallowater is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Shallowater really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Shallowater perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Shallowater doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Shallowater who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.53% of adults in Shallowater have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shallowater in 2010 was $26,412, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,648 for a family of four. However, Shallowater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shallowater is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 23.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shallowater include Irish, German, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Shallowater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.