Ovilla is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,619 people and just one neighborhood, Ovilla is the 448th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Ovilla real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Ovilla house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Ovilla is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ovilla is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ovilla who work in office and administrative support (17.80%), sales jobs (15.69%) and management occupations (15.26%).
Also of interest is that Ovilla 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: 11.22% 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
Ovilla 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, Ovilla’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 Ovilla is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ovilla, the average commute to work is 32.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.