Shavano Park, TX
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Shavano Park is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,684 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shavano Park is the 488th largest community in Texas.

Shavano Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Shavano Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Shavano Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shavano Park is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shavano Park who work in management occupations (20.37%), healthcare (17.96%), and teaching (10.25%).

A relatively large number of people in Shavano Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.43% 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.

Shavano Park 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, Shavano Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Even though Shavano Park is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

If knowledge is power, Shavano Park is a pretty powerful place. 70.85% of the adults in Shavano Park have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Shavano Park in 2010 was $82,888, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $331,552 for a family of four.

Shavano Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shavano Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shavano Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Shavano Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shavano Park include English, Irish, Swedish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Shavano Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.