Driftwood, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Driftwood, Texas - Basic Facts

The Driftwood Census Designated Place had a population of 151 as of July 1, 2017. Driftwood ranks in the lower 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 Driftwood is located at latitude 30.1331 and longitude -98.0373 in Hays County. The formal boundaries for the Driftwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hays County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The Driftwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629098) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Driftwood Census Designated Place is located within Dripping Springs-Wimberley Division of Hays County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Driftwood 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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Driftwood, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 151
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 65
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 151
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 117
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $150,000
Average Household Income $141,571
Per Capita Income $55,106


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $461,538
Average Home Value $545,833


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 48
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 0.66% 4.59%
Households 0.45% 4.7%
Families 0.59% 4.56%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Driftwood, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Driftwood 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 # 1570 10th
Population Density # 1609 8th
Diversity Index # 1360 22nd
Median Household Income # 23 99th
Per Capita Income # 55 97th

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