Blue Ridge is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 842 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, Blue Ridge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blue Ridge are a mix 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
The overall crime rate in Blue Ridge is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Blue Ridge has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Blue Ridge a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
As is often the case in a small city, Blue Ridge doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.