Weir is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 487 people and just one neighborhood, Weir is the 959th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Weir real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Weir house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Weir is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Weir is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weir who work in office and administrative support (13.58%), management occupations (11.26%) and sales jobs (7.62%).
Also of interest is that Weir 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 Weir telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.92% 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
The overall crime rate in Weir is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Weir has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Weir has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Weir than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Weir may be for you.
In Weir, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.04 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Weir does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.