Blue Ridge is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 850 people and just one neighborhood, Blue Ridge is the 864th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Blue Ridge real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Blue Ridge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blue Ridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blue Ridge is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Ridge who work in office and administrative support (17.01%), management occupations (13.40%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.25%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Blue Ridge’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Blue Ridge has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Blue Ridge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Blue Ridge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Blue Ridge may be for you.
One downside of living in Blue Ridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.18 minutes every day commuting to work.
Blue Ridge is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.