Keller is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 45,758 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Keller is the 73rd largest community in Texas.
Keller home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Keller real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Keller is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Keller is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Keller who work in management occupations (19.04%), sales jobs (13.17%), and office and administrative support (11.35%).
Also of interest is that Keller 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 Keller telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.20% 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.
In addition, Keller is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Keller is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Keller 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, Keller has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Keller’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Keller is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Keller, the average commute to work is 31.99 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Keller is a pretty powerful place. 57.77% of the adults in Keller have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Keller in 2010 was $48,139, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,556 for a family of four.
Keller is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Keller home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keller residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Keller include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Keller is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.