Snyder is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,768 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Snyder is the 208th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Snyder, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.07% of Snyder’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Snyder is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Snyder who work in office and administrative support (11.26%), food service (10.67%), and sales jobs (7.57%).
One of the benefits of Snyder is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.35 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Snyder rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.47% of adults 25 and older in Snyder have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Snyder in 2010 was $24,194, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,776 for a family of four. However, Snyder contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Snyder is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Snyder home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Snyder residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Snyder also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Snyder include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Snyder is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.