Argyle, TX

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Living in Argyle

Argyle is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,381 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Argyle is the 462nd largest community in Texas.

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

Unlike some cities, Argyle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Argyle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Argyle is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Argyle who work in management occupations (26.95%), sales jobs (16.67%), and healthcare (10.11%).

Also of interest is that Argyle 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 Argyle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.24% 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, Argyle 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.

Because of many things, Argyle is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Argyle a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Argyle has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Argyle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Argyle is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Argyle, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Argyle 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.

If knowledge is power, Argyle is a pretty powerful place. 58.88% of the adults in Argyle have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Argyle in 2018 was $70,262, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $281,048 for a family of four.

The people who call Argyle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Argyle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Argyle include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Argyle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.