Rollingwood is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,523 people and just one neighborhood, Rollingwood is the 721st largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Rollingwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Rollingwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Rollingwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rollingwood is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rollingwood who work in management occupations (16.59%), sales jobs (15.01%) and healthcare (13.59%).
Of important note, Rollingwood is also a city of artists. Rollingwood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rollingwood’s character.
Also of interest is that Rollingwood 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: 16.29% 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
In addition, Rollingwood is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Rollingwood 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, Rollingwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.94 minutes getting to work every day.