Stanton is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,936 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stanton is the 549th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stanton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stanton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanton who work in office and administrative support (14.40%), sales jobs (10.41%), and food service (8.24%).
Stanton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Stanton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stanton in 2010 was $20,907, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,628 for a family of four. However, Stanton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stanton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Stanton, accounting for 57.89% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Stanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stanton include English, Irish, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Stanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.