Lavon is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,600 people and just one neighborhood, Lavon is the 587th largest community in Texas. Lavon 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 Lavon, where the median household income is $75,268.
Real Estate Prices
Lavon real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Lavon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lavon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lavon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lavon who work in management occupations (13.68%), office and administrative support (11.93%) and teaching (10.44%).
Also of interest is that Lavon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Lavon 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, Lavon’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 Lavon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.70 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Lavon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.