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Clear Lake Shores, TX

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Overview


Clear Lake Shores is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,266 people and just one neighborhood, Clear Lake Shores is the 778th largest community in Texas.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Clear Lake Shores is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clear Lake Shores is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clear Lake Shores who work in management occupations (20.67%), sales jobs (14.62%), and healthcare (10.76%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.39% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Clear Lake Shores, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.19 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small city, Clear Lake Shores does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

Clear Lake Shores is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.87% of adults in Clear Lake Shores have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Clear Lake Shores in 2018 was $66,034, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $264,136 for a family of four. However, Clear Lake Shores contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clear Lake Shores is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clear Lake Shores home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clear Lake Shores residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clear Lake Shores also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clear Lake Shores include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Clear Lake Shores is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner, is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Finnish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 4.1% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Clear Lake Shores are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 54.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.2%), and 8.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Clear Lake Shores, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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