El Lago is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,774 people and just one neighborhood, El Lago is the 521st largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
El Lago real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although El Lago house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
El Lago is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, El Lago is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in El Lago who work in sales jobs (14.29%), management occupations (12.80%) and teaching (9.48%).
Of important note, El Lago is also a city of artists. El Lago has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape El Lago’s character.
Also of interest is that El Lago has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, El Lago is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
El Lago 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, El Lago’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.