Victoria, TX


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Living in Victoria

Victoria is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 67,574 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Victoria is the 53rd largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Victoria isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Victoria are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Victoria is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Victoria who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (12.97%), and healthcare (6.73%).

One of the benefits of Victoria is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.35 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 percentage of adults in Victoria who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.21% of the adults in Victoria have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Victoria in 2010 was $25,477, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,908 for a family of four. However, Victoria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Victoria is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Victoria 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 Victoria, accounting for 49.62% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Victoria residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Victoria include Irish, English, Czech, and Italian.

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