Nederland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,371 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Nederland is the 146th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nederland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nederland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nederland who work in office and administrative support (10.87%), sales jobs (10.10%), and healthcare (9.43%).
In terms of college education, Nederland is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.95% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nederland in 2018 was $37,169, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,676 for a family of four. However, Nederland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nederland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nederland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nederland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Nederland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nederland include German, Irish, French, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Nederland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.