Population: 34,080Median home value: $158,400 86 Ranks better than 99% of areas
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A+ Kyle Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Kyle Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Texas
964% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kyle cost of living
A- Kyle Crime Total crime is 41% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,78435% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5735% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Kyle crime
C Kyle Employment Household income is 32% higher than Texas
Median household income
$72,19130% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,34815% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%26% lower than the US average
Kyle employment
A- Kyle Housing Home value is 11% higher than Texas
Median home value
$158,40014% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,38546% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%14% higher than the US average
Kyle real estate or Kyle rentals
A- Kyle Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
67%36% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
Kyle K-12 schools

Living in Kyle, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Kyle is a mid-sized city with a population of 34,080 residents. The majority of Kyle residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Kyle are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 25% of the population also speak Spanish. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Kyle residents is 31. Kyle is known to be family friendly as more than 76% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 36% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Kyle could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Kyle and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Kyle to Texas and the national average.

The livability score in Kyle is 86 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 99th percentile of all cities across America. Based on this score, Kyle would be considered a very livable city! Another exciting tidbit, is that Kyle ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we examine each of the categories individually, we see that Kyle ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A-), weather (B-), education (A-) and housing (A-).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Kyle has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Knowing that the Kyle schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 67%, which is far higher than the national average.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Kyle can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

Kyle real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Kyle. Median real estate prices in Kyle come in at $158,400, which is 11% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Kyle, the home price to income ratio is 2.2, which is 15.4% lower than the Texas average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Kyle were 4.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7%.

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The Small Town Feel of Kyle, Texas

Living in Kyle, Texas is great if you wish to be close to the city of Austin, but want to have a smaller community surrounding you. The city of Kyle is within 20 miles of the city of Austin. You can be at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport within 35 minutes, should you find yourself in need of air travel.

The city of Kyle is served by an independent school district named Hays Consolidated. If you have high school students, they will attend one of two high schools that are found in Kyle, Texas. Most recently Kyle started offering our citizens the chance to further their education at a community college that opened in 2014.

The best areas in Kyle, Texas may be found on the Plum Creek Golf Course where you and your friends can play a round of golf or if frisbee golf is more your thing, then I suggest you check out Steeplechase Park for its frisbee golf course and playground.
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