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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, White Settlement is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (16.24%), sales jobs (10.47%), and food service (6.57%).
Also of interest is that White Settlement has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in White Settlement with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in White Settlement in 2010 was $19,497, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,988 for a family of four.
White Settlement is a somewhat 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 28.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in White Settlement include Irish, English, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in White Settlement is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.