Buda, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Buda, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Buda had a population of 15,339 as of July 1, 2018. Buda ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Buda is located at latitude 30.0866 and longitude -97.8448 in Hays County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buda (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hays County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The City of Buda (GNIS ID: 2409930) 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 Buda is located within Kyle-Buda Division of Hays County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buda: Do Pray, Du Pree.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 15,339
Population in Households 15,338
Population in Familes 13,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,795
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,232
Average Household Income $104,582
Per Capita Income $34,758

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,184 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 995 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $227,939
Average Home Value $250,012
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,179
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 4,089
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 9.3% 5.65%
Households 9.08% 5.59%
Families 8.95% 5.46%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Buda, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buda 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 # 194 89th
Population Density # 190 89th
Diversity Index # 318 82nd
Median Household Income # 141 92nd
Per Capita Income # 263 85th

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