Boerne, TX


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Boerne is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,674 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Boerne is the 222nd largest community in Texas. Boerne 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 Boerne, where the median household income is $57,027.00.

Boerne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Boerne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Boerne is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boerne is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boerne who work in sales jobs (12.72%), office and administrative support (12.49%), and management occupations (9.26%).

Of important note, Boerne is also a city of artists. Boerne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Boerne’s character.

Boerne 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.

The population of Boerne is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.29% of adults in Boerne have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boerne in 2010 was $28,235, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,940 for a family of four. However, Boerne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Boerne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boerne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Boerne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boerne include English, Irish, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Boerne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.