Waelder is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,103 people and just one neighborhood, Waelder is the 799th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Waelder, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 52.13% of Waelder’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waelder is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waelder who work in farm management occupations (17.01%), maintenance occupations (16.22%) and sales jobs (14.65%).
In addition, many people in Waelder have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waelder has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waelder has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waelder than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waelder may be for you.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Waelder has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.