Shepherd is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,389 people and just one neighborhood, Shepherd is the 576th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Shepherd is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.20% of the Shepherd workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Shepherd is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Shepherd who work in office and administrative support (12.53%), maintenance occupations (10.62%) and healthcare suport services (8.95%).
Also of interest is that Shepherd has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shepherd is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Shepherd doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.