Lago Vista is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,478 people and just one neighborhood, Lago Vista is the 312th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
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
Unlike some cities, Lago Vista isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lago Vista are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lago Vista is a city of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lago Vista who work in management occupations (17.53%), sales jobs (16.58%) and office and administrative support (10.48%).
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: 9.91% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lago Vista is worth considering.
One downside of living in Lago Vista, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.99 minutes every day commuting to work.