Bee Cave is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,535 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 $93,160.00.
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 95.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bee Cave is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bee Cave who work in sales jobs (23.57%), management occupations (18.67%), and office and administrative support (9.63%).
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: 18.83% 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.
Bee Cave is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Bee Cave isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 88.76% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bee Cave. 62.57% 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 Bee Cave in 2010 was $50,072, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,288 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 14.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bee Cave include English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Bee Cave is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.