Cross Roads is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 841 people and just one neighborhood, Cross Roads is the 690th largest community in Texas. Cross Roads 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 Cross Roads, where the median household income is $102,500.
Real Estate Prices
Cross Roads real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Cross Roads house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Cross Roads is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cross Roads is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cross Roads who work in management occupations (25.45%), sales jobs (16.36%) and teaching (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Cross Roads has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.16% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Because of many things, Cross Roads is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cross Roads really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cross Roads perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Cross Roads 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. Cross Roads has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cross Roads than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cross Roads may be for you.
One downside of living in Cross Roads, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.51 minutes every day commuting to work.
Cross Roads is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.