The town of Converse, Texas is home to slightly more than 26,000 people. Families with young children can expect to fit right in, as kids under 5 make up an above-average 9% of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. With an average age of just over 32, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Texas. The majority of Converse residents own their homes, and 30% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,144/month, exceeding the state average by $116 per month, relatively high rent costs could be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Many Converse residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of just over $73K, Converse workers earn about the same as the average Texas resident. The city's average income also is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. Converse has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). In addition, 9% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.
Converse residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Relatively few residents walk to work.