Bee Cave is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,292 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bee Cave is the 418th largest community in Texas. Bee Cave has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Bee Cave, where the median household income is $121,708.00.
Bee Cave home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Bee Cave real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bee Cave is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bee Cave is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bee Cave who work in management occupations (22.60%), sales jobs (14.61%), and office and administrative support (10.97%).
Also of interest is that Bee Cave has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.62% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Bee Cave is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Bee Cave 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, Bee Cave’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Bee Cave doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Bee Cave, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Bee Cave is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bee Cave in 2010 was $50,320, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,280 for a family of four.
Bee Cave is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bee Cave home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bee Cave residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Bee Cave also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bee Cave include English, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bee Cave is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.