Lago Vista, TX

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Lago Vista Profile


Overview

Lago Vista is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,556 people and just one neighborhood, Lago Vista is the 312th largest community in Texas.

Lago Vista real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Lago Vista house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Lago Vista is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lago Vista is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lago Vista who work in sales jobs (15.88%), office and administrative support (11.64%), and community and social services (8.12%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.52% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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

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.

In Lago Vista, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.77 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Lago Vista is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Lago Vista Demographics

The overall education level of Lago Vista citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.25% of adults in Lago Vista have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lago Vista in 2018 was $41,823, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,292 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 19.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lago Vista include German, European, English, Irish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Lago Vista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Lago Vista Elementary School
20311 Dawn Dr
Lago Vista, TX 78645
PK-03
Lago Vista H S School
5185 Lohmans Ford Rd
Lago Vista, TX 78645
09-12
Lago Vista Middle School
20801 Fm 1431
Lago Vista, TX 78645
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LAGO VISTA ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.0% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.0% 55.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 4.6%

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