Krum, TX
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Living in Krum

Krum is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,823 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Krum is the 354th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Krum, 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 Krum, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Krum’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Krum does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $85,089.00.

Also of interest is that Krum 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 Krum telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.58% 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.

Krum 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, Krum’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Krum is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Krum, the average commute to work is 31.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Krum doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Krum ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Krum, 43.58% 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 Krum in 2018 was $34,307, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,228 for a family of four. However, Krum contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Krum is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Krum home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Krum residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Krum also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Krum include German, English, Irish, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Krum is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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