Universal City, TX
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Universal City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 20,359 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Universal City is the 136th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Universal City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (14.04%), sales jobs (13.13%), and food service (9.97%).

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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Universal City use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Universal City‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

In terms of college education, Universal City is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.01% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Universal City in 2010 was $27,635, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,540 for a family of four. However, Universal City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Universal City is an extremely 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 34.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Universal City include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Universal City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.