“Richest” is a pretty nebulous label when it comes to cities rather than individuals. There are a number of measures that can be used to rank cities based on this criterion, but one of the best is per capita income. Such a measurement is by no means perfect, but it is nevertheless very useful in creating a picture of the average individual living in the relevant region. Here are the 10 richest cities in Texas based on per capita income.
10. Mansfield: $ 56,446
Mansfield is one of the many communities that make up the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. In terms of location, it’s interesting that it’s roughly the same distance from Dallas and Fort Worth, making it a great option for commuters to either of those locations. That said, what makes Mansfield stand out is the fact that it has been named one of the best places to live in America on more than one occasion.
9. Southside Place – $ 57,021
Southside Place is located in Harris County, which is one of the most populous counties in the United States thanks to its county seat of Houston. Due to its location, it is one of the bedroom communities to be found in and around Houston, although one that specializes in housing upper-middle and upper-middle class families. Southside Place was incorporated in June 1931, which is why it was not absorbed by Houston like much of its surroundings.
8. University Park – $ 63,414
University Park and Highland Park make up the Park Cities, which is an enclave of Dallas. Generally speaking, University Park is known for hosting Southern Methodist University, making it a hub for education. Based on the name, it should come as no surprise to learn that Southern Methodist University is a private Methodist research university. However, he teaches non-sectarianly, which has presumably contributed to his having more Catholic students than Methodist students.
7. Olmos Park – $ 65,697
Olmos Park was meant to be an upscale San Antonio suburb from the start, so it is perhaps not surprising to learn that it is considered one of the richest cities to be found in all of Texas. Today, Olmos Park continues to be an enclave of the city, so its inhabitants usually make use of services located in other places.
6. Hilshire Village: $ 66,620
Despite the name, Hilshire Village is a city rather than a village, although to be fair, its population numbers in the hundreds. The place started because of a man named Frank Bruess who bought 30 acres of land in the 1940s before incorporating in the mid-1950s. Due to time, Hilshire Village did not incorporate into Houston in the same way as its surroundings. not incorporated.
5. West University Place – $ 69,674
West University Place was born to a former Tennessee governor named Ben Hooper. It is so named because it was located very close to the Rice Institute, which is now called Rice University. As a result, it is fitting that most of the street names in West University Place are references to poets or institutes of higher education. Something that can be explained by having been named by an English graduate and her friend who was the daughter of the urban planner. In addition to this point of interest, it is worth mentioning that West University Place offers a higher quality of life than most of its counterparts in the state thanks to its status as a bedroom community for upper-class families.
4. Hill Country Village – $ 77,374
Hill Country Village is another excellent example of a place that is classified as a city, but has numbers that are more in line with what most people would expect from the village it is called. In any case, Hill Country Village is another of the enclaves that can be found in the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. Mainly, it is known for its very small population and very high per capita income.
3. Bunker Hill Village: $ 86,434
Technically, Bunker Hill Village is an independent enclave that can be found in West Houston. However, it is one of several residential communities intended for upper-class families called Memorial Villages, which are located within the Memorial Super Neighborhood. As such, while Bunker Hill Village’s small size means that its residents cannot expect to find it packed with amenities, they have convenient access to everything in its vicinity. Suffice to say, this is a great reason to consider living at Bunker Hill Village, as the Memorial Super Neighborhood features a wide range of venues offering a wide range of products and …