Wimberley, TX


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Living in Wimberley

Wimberley is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,670 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wimberley is the 533rd largest community in Texas.

Wimberley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Wimberley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Wimberley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wimberley is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wimberley who work in teaching (15.05%), management occupations (14.38%), and office and administrative support (12.12%).

A relatively large number of people in Wimberley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.09% 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.

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!) Wimberley 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. Wimberley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wimberley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wimberley may be for you.

Being a small city, Wimberley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Wimberley are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.66% of adults in Wimberley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wimberley in 2010 was $30,779, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,116 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 Native American. Wimberley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wimberley include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Wimberley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.

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