Spicewood is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 10,773 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Spicewood is the 244th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Spicewood, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Spicewood, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Spicewood’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Spicewood does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $90,651.00.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Spicewood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.66% 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.
Spicewood 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 town’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, Spicewood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Spicewood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Spicewood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Spicewood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spicewood, the average commute to work is 33.51 minutes, which is quite a bit 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 citizens of Spicewood are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.57% of adults in Spicewood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spicewood in 2018 was $55,917, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $223,668 for a family of four. However, Spicewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spicewood is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Spicewood include German, English, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Spicewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.