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St. Hedwig, TX

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Overview


St. Hedwig is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,303 people and just one neighborhood, St. Hedwig is the 612th largest community in Texas.

St. Hedwig real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although St. Hedwig house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Hedwig is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Hedwig is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Hedwig who work in teaching (14.29%), management occupations (10.31%), and office and administrative support (9.84%).

Also of interest is that St. Hedwig has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, St. Hedwig is also a town of artists. St. Hedwig has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. Hedwig’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, St. Hedwig is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, St. Hedwig really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is St. Hedwig perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, St. Hedwig has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes St. Hedwig a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in St. Hedwig is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In St. Hedwig, the average commute to work is 33.98 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, St. Hedwig does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The education level of St. Hedwig citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.84% of adults in St. Hedwig have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. Hedwig in 2022 was $42,207, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,828 for a family of four.

St. Hedwig is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call St. Hedwig home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Hedwig residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. St. Hedwig also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Hedwig include Polish, German, English, Irish, and Czech.

The most common language spoken in St. Hedwig is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.6% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Texas, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Texas.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 38.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Polish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 2.3% have Welsh ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 St. Hedwig are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 47.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 11.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in St. Hedwig, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (17.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (8.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.3%) 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 (14.9%) . 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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