Splendora is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,684 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Splendora is the 681st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Splendora is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Splendora is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Splendora who work in office and administrative support (14.11%), teaching (9.18%), and sales jobs (6.30%).
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, Splendora is worth considering.
In Splendora, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In Splendora, just 11.42% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Splendora in 2010 was $19,609, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,436 for a family of four. However, Splendora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Splendora also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.50% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Splendora is a somewhat 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, followed by Native American. Splendora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Splendora include Irish, English, Italian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Splendora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.