Stratford is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,075 people and just one neighborhood, Stratford is the 618th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Stratford is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.29% of the Stratford workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Stratford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Stratford who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), sales jobs (10.64%) and management occupations (10.44%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Stratford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Stratford is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.01 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Stratford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.