Talty is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,823 people and just one neighborhood, Talty is the 696th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Talty was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Talty economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Talty, where the median household income is $103,767.
Real Estate Prices
Talty real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Talty house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Talty is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Talty is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Talty who work in management occupations (23.35%), office and administrative support (12.50%) and sales jobs (9.67%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Talty is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Talty 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Talty has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Talty’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Talty, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.39 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.