Jonestown is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,021 people and just one neighborhood, Jonestown is the 650th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Jonestown, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Jonestown, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Jonestown’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Jonestown does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $57,917.
Real Estate Prices
Jonestown real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Jonestown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Jonestown is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jonestown is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jonestown who work in management occupations (21.61%), office and administrative support (14.91%) and sales jobs (14.11%).
Also of interest is that Jonestown 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 Jonestown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.41% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Jonestown 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. Jonestown has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jonestown than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jonestown may be for you.
In Jonestown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.04 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.