Socorro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 34,370 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Socorro is the 93rd largest community in Texas.
Socorro is a blue-collar town, with 35.52% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Socorro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Socorro who work in sales jobs (12.09%), office and administrative support (10.61%), and food service (7.96%).
In Socorro, just 7.65% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Socorro in 2018 was $14,591, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,364 for a family of four. However, Socorro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Socorro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Socorro 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 Socorro, accounting for 96.29% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Socorro residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Socorro include English, German, Irish, Welsh, and French.
In addition, Socorro has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.34%).
The most common language spoken in Socorro is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Native American languages.