Krum is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,919 people and just one neighborhood, Krum is the 405th largest community in Texas. Krum has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Krum, where the median household income is $79,190.
Real Estate Prices
Krum real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Krum house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Krum isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Krum are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Krum is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Krum who work in office and administrative support (19.20%), sales jobs (11.37%) and teaching (10.32%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Krum is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Krum really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Krum perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Krum doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.