Lago Vista is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,348 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lago Vista is the 267th largest community in Texas.
Lago Vista home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Lago Vista real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Lago Vista has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lago Vista has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lago Vista a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Lago Vista, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.79 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Lago Vista does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Lago Vista citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.50% of adults in Lago Vista have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lago Vista in 2018 was $52,610, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $210,440 for a family of four. However, Lago Vista contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lago Vista is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lago Vista home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lago Vista residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lago Vista also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lago Vista include German, English, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lago Vista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.