Shavano Park, TX

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Living in Shavano Park

Shavano Park is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,793 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 92.28% 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 (20.54%), healthcare (16.41%), and teaching (11.02%).

A relatively large number of people in Shavano Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.90% 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.

Because of many things, Shavano Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Shavano Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Shavano Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Shavano Park. 73.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shavano Park in 2010 was $92,318, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $369,272 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 22.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shavano Park include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

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