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Bastrop, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bastrop had a population of 8,301 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bastrop is located at latitude 30.1111 and longitude -97.3157 in Bastrop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bastrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Bastrop County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The City of Bastrop (GNIS ID: 2409795) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bastrop is located within Bastrop Division of Bastrop County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bastrop population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bastrop, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,301
Population in Households 7,947
Population in Familes 6,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 354
Population Density1 921
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 3,060
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,022
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,854 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,206 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $173,148
Average Home Value $198,139


Median Household Income $56,389
Average Household Income $75,999
Per Capita Income $30,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.26% 3.3%
Households 2.05% 3.06%
Families 2.56% 3.21%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bastrop, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bastrop to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 282 84th
Population Density1 # 786 55th
Diversity Index2 # 505 71st
Median Household Income # 442 75th
Per Capita Income # 306 83rd

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