Salado is a very small village located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,134 people and just one neighborhood, Salado is the 599th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Salado real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Salado house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Salado is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Salado is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salado who work in sales jobs (17.14%), office and administrative support (14.84%) and healthcare (14.30%).
Also of interest is that Salado 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: 7.94% 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
Because of many things, Salado is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Salado 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Salado has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Salado’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Salado is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.