Alamo Heights, TX
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Living in Alamo Heights

Alamo Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,392 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Alamo Heights is the 303rd largest community in Texas.

Alamo Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Alamo Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Alamo Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Alamo Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alamo Heights who work in management occupations (23.00%), teaching (13.72%), and healthcare (11.70%).

A relatively large number of people in Alamo Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.55% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Alamo Heights is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Alamo Heights is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Alamo Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Alamo Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 75.28% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Alamo Heights in 2018 was $99,308, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $397,232 for a family of four.

Alamo Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alamo Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alamo Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alamo Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alamo Heights include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Alamo Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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