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.
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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stafford who work in management occupations (13.57%), sales jobs (13.47%), and office and administrative support (12.96%).
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.
In addition, Stafford is a college town. There are a lot of students in Stafford attending college, and as a result Stafford provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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: 36.69% of adults in Stafford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stafford in 2010 was $27,246, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,984 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 White. Stafford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stafford include English, Nigerian, Irish, and French .
In addition, Stafford has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.02%).
The most common language spoken in Stafford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.