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Living In South Padre Island, TX

The small town of South Padre Island, Texas is home to just over 2,000 residents. There is no shortage of activities for middle-aged professionals, who make up a larger portion of the population here (52%) than nationally (38%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 54, is notably older than most cities in Texas. Only 29% of residents rent in South Padre Island, as most own their homes. The average rent of $1,037/month is roughly the same as the state average.

South Padre Island has an average commute time of about 20 minutes, outperforming the Texas average of about 27 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 44% of commuters, while public transit isn't used widely. Few commuters walk to work.

Many South Padre Island residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, education, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 25% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, as 9% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $71,000, South Padre Island workers take home roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Texas. The town's average income also is nearly on par with the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), South Padre Island has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 14% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Additionally, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

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