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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Uvalde is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Uvalde is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Uvalde who work in office and administrative support (10.09%), sales jobs (9.85%), and management occupations (9.45%).
One of the benefits of Uvalde is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.69 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Uvalde are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.33% of adults in Uvalde have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Uvalde in 2010 was $16,075, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,300 for a family of four. However, Uvalde contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Uvalde is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Uvalde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Uvalde, accounting for 80.14% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Uvalde residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Uvalde include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Uvalde is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Other Asian languages.