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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.43% 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.
Because of many things, Shavano Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shavano Park 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, Shavano Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shavano Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Shavano Park, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Shavano Park is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Shavano Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Shavano Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.85% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
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.