Sinton is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sinton is the 329th largest community in Texas.
Sinton is a blue-collar town, with 36.19% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sinton is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sinton who work in healthcare suport services (10.69%), sales jobs (10.26%), and teaching (8.75%).
Sinton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small city, Sinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Sinton ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sinton in 2018 was $17,308, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,232 for a family of four. However, Sinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Sinton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.45% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Sinton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sinton, accounting for 78.98% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sinton include Irish, German, English, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Sinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.