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. Much of the housing stock in Argyle was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Argyle economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Argyle, where the median household income is $146,667.00.

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.

Argyle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Argyle is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Argyle who work in management occupations (34.45%), sales jobs (19.62%), and office and administrative support (7.26%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 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.

Because of many things, Argyle is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Argyle really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Argyle perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Argyle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Argyle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Argyle. 60.98% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Argyle in 2018 was $70,220, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $280,880 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 English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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