Helotes is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,591 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Helotes is the 271st largest community in Texas.
Helotes home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Helotes real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Helotes is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Helotes is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Helotes who work in management occupations (17.76%), office and administrative support (10.82%), and business and financial occupations (9.68%).
Also of interest is that Helotes has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Helotes 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, Helotes’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Helotes, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.13 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Helotes doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Helotes ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Helotes, 43.36% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Helotes in 2010 was $42,772, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,088 for a family of four.
Helotes is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Helotes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Helotes residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Helotes also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Helotes include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Helotes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.