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Bear Creek, Texas - Basic Facts

The Village of Bear Creek had a population of 443 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bear Creek is located at latitude 30.1826 and longitude -97.94 in Hays County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bear Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hays County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The Village of Bear Creek (GNIS ID: 2413531) 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 Village of Bear Creek is located within Dripping Springs-Wimberley Division of Hays County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bear Creek 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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Bear Creek, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 443
Population in Households 443
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $356,962
Average Home Value $456,618


Median Household Income $110,596
Average Household Income $132,720
Per Capita Income $49,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.4% 3.3%
Households 2.28% 3.28%
Families 2.83% 3.01%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Bear Creek, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Creek 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 # 1295 26th
Population Density1 # 1302 26th
Diversity Index2 # 1117 36th
Median Household Income # 58 97th
Per Capita Income # 72 96th

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