Bulverde is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,022 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bulverde is the 382nd largest community in Texas.
Bulverde home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Bulverde real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bulverde is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bulverde is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bulverde who work in management occupations (17.73%), sales jobs (12.84%), and business and financial occupations (11.06%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.53% 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.
Bulverde 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, Bulverde’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Bulverde is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bulverde, the average commute to work is 37.83 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Bulverde is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Bulverde, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 90.53% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Bulverde doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Bulverde citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.26% of adults in Bulverde have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bulverde in 2010 was $37,844, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,376 for a family of four.
Bulverde is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bulverde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bulverde residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bulverde also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.25% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bulverde include English, Polish, Italian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Bulverde is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.