Pflugerville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 65,380 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Pflugerville is the 66th largest community in Texas. Pflugerville 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 Pflugerville, where the median household income is $88,232.00.
Pflugerville real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Pflugerville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pflugerville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pflugerville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pflugerville who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), management occupations (11.07%), and sales jobs (10.22%).
Also of interest is that Pflugerville 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: 7.50% 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.
Because of many things, Pflugerville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pflugerville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pflugerville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pflugerville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Pflugerville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.27 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Pflugerville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.73% of adults in Pflugerville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pflugerville in 2018 was $36,405, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,620 for a family of four. However, Pflugerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pflugerville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pflugerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pflugerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pflugerville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pflugerville include German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pflugerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.