Shallowater is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shallowater is the 551st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Shallowater isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shallowater are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shallowater is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shallowater who work in sales jobs (17.71%), office and administrative support (11.78%), and healthcare (9.91%).
Because of many things, Shallowater is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shallowater a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Shallowater has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shallowater’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Shallowater does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Shallowater is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.30% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shallowater in 2018 was $31,231, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,924 for a family of four. However, Shallowater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shallowater is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shallowater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shallowater residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Shallowater also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shallowater include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Shallowater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.