Lakeway, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeway, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lakeway had a population of 15,735 as of July 1, 2017. Lakeway ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeway is located at latitude 30.3548 and longitude -97.9798 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lakeway (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.83 sq. miles. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The City of Lakeway (GNIS ID: 2411612) 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 Lakeway is located within Southwest Travis Division of Travis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lakeway, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,735
Daytime Population: Workers 7,792
Daytime Population: Residents 8,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,043
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 15,676
Population in Familes 13,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 1,494
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $110,877
Average Household Income $156,297
Per Capita Income $63,640


Total Housing Units 7,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,084 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,318 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $417,301
Average Home Value $515,849


Total Households 6,403
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,730
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.22% 2.65%
Households 4.18% 2.68%
Families 3.99% 2.54%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Lakeway, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeway to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 190 89th
Population Density # 445 75th
Diversity Index # 1373 21st
Median Household Income # 65 96th
Per Capita Income # 31 98th

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