Alamo Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,806 people and just one neighborhood, Alamo Heights is the 280th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Alamo Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.08% 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 (21.81%), business and financial occupations (11.84%) and healthcare (10.87%).
Of important note, Alamo Heights is also a city of artists. Alamo Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Alamo Heights’s character.
Also of interest is that Alamo Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Alamo Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.42% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Alamo Heights is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.