Stafford is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 18,459 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Stafford is the 144th largest community in Texas.
Stafford real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Stafford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stafford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stafford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stafford who work in sales jobs (14.41%), management occupations (11.90%), and office and administrative support (11.32%).
Also of interest is that Stafford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Stafford citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.72% of adults in Stafford have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Stafford in 2010 was $27,654, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,616 for a family of four. However, Stafford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stafford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stafford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stafford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Stafford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stafford include English, Irish, Nigerian, and Turkish.
In addition, Stafford has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.89%).
The most common language spoken in Stafford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.