Electra, Texas is a small town with a population of just under 3,000. Middle-aged professionals should fit right in, as they account for an above-average portion of the population, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just over 46, is notably older than most cities in Texas. Only 25% of residents rent in Electra, as most own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $502/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Texas. Each month, renters in Electra will pay around $527 less compared to the state average.
There are three primary industries in Electra: healthcare, manufacturing, and agriculture. Combined, these industries make up 20% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, making it the top profession in the town. Electra workers take home an average annual income of just under $41K, about $32,000 less than the average Texas resident. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Electra has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (34%) compared to the national average. Furthermore, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.
With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, shorter than most cities in Texas, Electra residents find that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (37%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used extensively. Few commuters walk to work.
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