Wimberley is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,112 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wimberley is the 533rd largest community in Texas.
Wimberley real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Wimberley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wimberley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wimberley is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wimberley who work in management occupations (25.61%), office and administrative support (11.45%), and sales jobs (9.68%).
A relatively large number of people in Wimberley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.33% 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.
Residents will find that the city 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, Wimberley is worth considering.
In Wimberley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Wimberley is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Wimberley is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.08% of adults in Wimberley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wimberley in 2010 was $45,670, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,680 for a family of four. However, Wimberley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wimberley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wimberley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wimberley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wimberley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wimberley include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Wimberley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.