Bear Creek is a tiny village located in the state of Texas. With a population of 381 people and just one neighborhood, Bear Creek is the 978th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Bear Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Bear Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Bear Creek is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bear Creek is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bear Creek who work in sales jobs (11.59%), management occupations (11.59%) and healthcare (11.11%).
Also of interest is that Bear Creek 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: 13.53% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Bear Creek 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 village’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, Bear Creek’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 Bear Creek is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bear Creek, the average commute to work is 33.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Bear Creek doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.