Universal City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 19,986 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Universal City is the 136th largest community in Texas.
Universal City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Universal City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Universal City who work in office and administrative support (16.64%), sales jobs (11.67%), and management occupations (9.94%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Universal City. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Universal City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Universal City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Universal City who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.27% of adults in Universal City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Universal City in 2010 was $27,685, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,740 for a family of four. However, Universal City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Universal City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Universal City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Universal City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Universal City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Universal City include Irish, English, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Universal City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.