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Who Lives Here

Waskom Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

8%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

20%

4 people

16%

5 people

16%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

51%

50-100k

37%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

2%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

17%

20-45

27%

45-65

24%

65+

22%

Getting Around Waskom

Waskom Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

31%

30-40 Mins

32%

40-60 Mins

11%

60+ Mins

3%

Waskom Education

Schools

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Living in Waskom, TX

Waskom, a small town in Texas, has a population of slightly more than 2,000. At an average age of just over 40, the town's population is older than most cities in Texas. Only 23% of residents rent in Waskom, as home ownership is common in the town. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $713/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Waskom will save around $3,800 compared to the state average.

Many Waskom residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and retail. Together, these industries account for 11% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 5% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of just over $56,000, Waskom workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Waskom has a large number of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (26%) compared to the national average. In addition, 5% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Waskom has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (33%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.