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Spicewood, TX
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Living in Spicewood



Spicewood is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,230 people and four associated neighborhoods, Spicewood is the 244th largest community in Texas. Spicewood has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Spicewood, where the median household income is $100,392.00.

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

Also of interest is that Spicewood 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: 24.66% 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, Spicewood 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, Spicewood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spicewood 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Spicewood is worth considering.

In Spicewood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Spicewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Spicewood ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Spicewood, 46.37% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Spicewood in 2018 was $61,799, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $247,196 for a family of four. However, Spicewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Spicewood is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Spicewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spicewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Spicewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spicewood include English, German, Irish, European, and Scottish.

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


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