Stafford is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,362 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.
Stafford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stafford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stafford who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), management occupations (10.74%), and sales jobs (9.11%).
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 population of Stafford is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.39% of adults in Stafford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stafford in 2018 was $28,666, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,664 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 Black or African-American, followed by Asian. Stafford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stafford include German, English, Jamaican, Italian, and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Stafford's cultural character, accounting for 31.65% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Stafford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.