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.
Victoria is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.18%), sales jobs (12.47%), and food service (6.70%).
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 18.19 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Victoria who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.61% of the adults in Victoria have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Victoria in 2010 was $24,294, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,176 for a family of four. However, Victoria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Victoria is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Victoria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Victoria residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Victoria also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 48.93% of the city’s residents. 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.