Sinton is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,449 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sinton is the 329th largest community in Texas.
Sinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sinton is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sinton who work in office and administrative support (9.71%), management occupations (9.71%), and sales jobs (8.58%).
Also of interest is that Sinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Sinton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Sinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Sinton have a very low rate of college education: just 6.82% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Sinton in 2010 was $20,198, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,792 for a family of four. However, Sinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sinton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sinton, accounting for 75.46% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sinton include Irish, German, English, European, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Sinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.