Uvalde is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,476 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Uvalde is the 157th largest community in Texas.
Uvalde is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Uvalde is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Uvalde who work in office and administrative support (11.51%), teaching (9.09%), and healthcare (7.43%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.09 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Uvalde rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.55% of adults 25 and older in Uvalde have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Uvalde in 2010 was $16,619, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,476 for a family of four. However, Uvalde contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Uvalde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Uvalde residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Uvalde also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 78.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Uvalde include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Uvalde is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Other Asian languages.