Sweeny, TX
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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, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sweeny who work in office and administrative support (14.22%), sales jobs (11.70%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (5.89%).

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.

Sweeny is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Sweeny, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 0.97% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

As is often the case in a small city, Sweeny doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The rate of college-level education in Sweeny is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.28% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sweeny in 2010 was $20,933, 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 $83,732 for a family of four. However, Sweeny contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sweeny is an extremely 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 10.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sweeny include German, English, European, and French .

The most common language spoken in Sweeny is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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