Windcrest is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,858 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Windcrest is the 347th largest community in Texas.
Windcrest real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Windcrest house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Windcrest is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Windcrest is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Windcrest who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), management occupations (12.52%), and sales jobs (10.51%).
Also of interest is that Windcrest has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Windcrest is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Windcrest citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.31% of adults in Windcrest have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Windcrest in 2010 was $36,653, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,612 for a family of four. However, Windcrest contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Windcrest is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Windcrest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Windcrest residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Windcrest also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Windcrest include Irish, English, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Windcrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.