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Splendora, TX

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Overview


Splendora is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,867 people and just one neighborhood, Splendora is the 698th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Splendora, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.30% of Splendora’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Splendora is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Splendora who work in office and administrative support (17.82%), sales jobs (12.97%), and management occupations (8.24%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Splendora has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Splendora has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Splendora than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Splendora may be for you.

One downside of living in Splendora, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.52 minutes every day commuting to work.

Demographics

The citizens of Splendora have a very low rate of college education: just 7.66% 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 Splendora in 2022 was $27,174, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,696 for a family of four. However, Splendora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Splendora is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Splendora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Splendora residents report their race to be White. Splendora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Splendora include English, German, Irish, European, and French.

The most common language spoken in Splendora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Splendora, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 45.9% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 37.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Splendora are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 27.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.1%), and 20.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (30.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Splendora, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (33.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.9%), among others. In addition, 13.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (81.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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