Sweeny is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,771 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sweeny is the 433rd largest community in Texas.
Sweeny is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sweeny is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sweeny who work in sales jobs (18.05%), office and administrative support (13.01%), and maintenance occupations (9.13%).
Also of interest is that Sweeny has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Sweeny doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Sweeny has a very low overall level of education: only 9.17% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sweeny in 2010 was $21,137, 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 $84,548 for a family of four. However, Sweeny contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sweeny is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sweeny home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sweeny residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sweeny also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sweeny include German, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sweeny is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.