Shady Shores is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,790 people and just one neighborhood, Shady Shores is the 534th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Shady Shores real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Shady Shores house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shady Shores is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shady Shores is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shady Shores who work in management occupations (19.65%), office and administrative support (16.45%) and sales jobs (14.26%).
Also of interest is that Shady Shores has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Shady Shores telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Shady Shores 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 town’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, Shady Shores’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Shady Shores is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.