Argyle is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,100 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.
Argyle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.56% 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 (31.76%), sales jobs (18.51%), and office and administrative support (9.71%).
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: 16.80% 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.
Argyle is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Argyle’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Argyle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.65 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.
If knowledge is power, Argyle is a pretty powerful place. 57.33% 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 2010 was $58,378, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $233,512 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Argyle include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Argyle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.