A medium-sized city in Texas, College Station has just over 105,000 residents. Young adults (15-24) will fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community, while middle-aged professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 29, are decidedly younger than most cities in Texas. Most residents rent in College Station, and 36% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,069/month is roughly the same as the state average.
With an average commute time of about 18 minutes, quicker than most cities in the state, College Station residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (41%) drive their car to work, while public transit isn't used widely. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number is higher than the national average.
There are three primary industries in College Station: education, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 26% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 5% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $61K, College Station workers take home around $12,000 less than the average Texas resident. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). College Station has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 12% have a Bachelor's degree.