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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Stanton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.07% of the Stanton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (13.75%), sales jobs (10.38%), and maintenance occupations (8.47%).
As is often the case in a small city, Stanton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Stanton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.20% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stanton in 2010 was $20,461, 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 $81,844 for a family of four. However, Stanton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stanton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Stanton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 64.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stanton include European, Irish, French , and English.
The most common language spoken in Stanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.