The Hills is a very small village located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,573 people and just one neighborhood, The Hills is the 554th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
The Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but The Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
The Hills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, The Hills is a village of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in The Hills who work in management occupations (23.56%), sales jobs (18.94%) and business and financial occupations (13.26%).
A relatively large number of people in The Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.82% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, The Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, The Hills 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, The Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is The Hills 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.
In The Hills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.82 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, The Hills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.