Southlake, TX
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Living in Southlake

Southlake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 31,105 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Southlake is the 107th largest community in Texas.

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

Also of interest is that Southlake 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: 27.38% 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.

In addition, Southlake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Southlake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Southlake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 72.97% 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 Southlake in 2018 was $98,952, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $395,808 for a family of four.

Southlake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Southlake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southlake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Southlake include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

Southlake also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.26%.

The most common language spoken in Southlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.