Argyle is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,381 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Argyle is the 462nd largest community in Texas.
Argyle home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Argyle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Argyle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Argyle is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Argyle who work in management occupations (26.95%), sales jobs (16.67%), and healthcare (10.11%).
Also of interest is that Argyle 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 Argyle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.24% 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.
In addition, Argyle 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, Argyle is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Argyle a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Argyle has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Argyle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Argyle, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.96 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Argyle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Argyle, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Argyle is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 58.88% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Argyle in 2018 was $70,262, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $281,048 for a family of four.
The people who call Argyle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Argyle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Argyle include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Argyle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.