Helotes is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,961 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Helotes is the 271st largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Helotes was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Helotes economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Helotes, where the median household income is $116,875.00.
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 86.42% 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 (14.52%), teaching (10.90%), and healthcare (10.69%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Helotes telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Helotes is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Helotes a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Helotes has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 31.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Helotes are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.52% of adults in Helotes have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Helotes in 2018 was $47,995, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,980 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 38.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Helotes include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Helotes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.