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Bastrop, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bastrop had a population of 8,737 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Bastrop, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,737
Population in Households 8,398
Population in Familes 6,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density2 970
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $56,074
Average Household Income $78,975
Per Capita Income $31,938


Total Housing Units 3,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,255 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,009 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $197,777
Average Home Value $230,082


Total Households 3,263
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,155
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.34% 3.41%
Households 2.35% 3.27%
Families 2.72% 3.42%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 2018 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 # 281 84th
Population Density # 756 57th
Diversity Index # 480 72nd
Median Household Income # 512 71st
Per Capita Income # 343 80th

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