White Settlement is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,077 people and three constituent neighborhoods, White Settlement is the 153rd largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, White Settlement is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.28% of the White Settlement workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, White Settlement is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in White Settlement who work in office and administrative support (14.51%), sales jobs (12.51%), and food service (5.78%).
In White Settlement, just 9.13% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in White Settlement in 2010 was $20,036, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,144 for a family of four. However, White Settlement contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
White Settlement is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call White Settlement home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Settlement residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. White Settlement also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in White Settlement include German, English, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in White Settlement is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.