Wimberley is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,019 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 sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wimberley who work in management occupations (16.87%), office and administrative support (11.89%), and sales jobs (11.52%).
A relatively large number of people in Wimberley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.65% 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.
Wimberley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wimberley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wimberley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Wimberley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Wimberley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Wimberley is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.52% of adults in Wimberley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wimberley in 2010 was $44,395, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,580 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 13.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wimberley include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wimberley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.