Southlake, TX
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Living in Southlake


Southlake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 32,376 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Southlake is the 104th largest community in Texas.

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

Southlake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Southlake is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southlake who work in management occupations (25.88%), sales jobs (16.10%), and business and financial occupations (12.30%).

Also of interest is that Southlake 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 Southlake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.63% 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, Southlake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Southlake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Southlake 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, Southlake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Southlake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Southlake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Southlake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.71% 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 Southlake in 2018 was $91,954, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $367,816 for a family of four.

Southlake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Southlake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southlake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Southlake include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Southlake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.