Aransas Pass is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,388 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Aransas Pass is the 253rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Aransas Pass is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aransas Pass is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Aransas Pass who work in sales jobs (11.49%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and food service (8.40%).
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!) Aransas Pass 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. Aransas Pass has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Aransas Pass than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Aransas Pass may be for you.
Aransas Pass is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Aransas Pass is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Aransas Pass, just 11.67% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Aransas Pass in 2018 was $23,053, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,212 for a family of four. However, Aransas Pass contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Aransas Pass is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aransas Pass home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aransas Pass residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Aransas Pass also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aransas Pass include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Aransas Pass is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.