Buda, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,404. Estimated population in 2021: 3,948 (+64.2% change)
Males: 1,154 (48.0%), Females: 1,250 (52.0%)

Hays County

Zip code: 78610

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $54,135
Median house value: $111,500

Races in Buda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.6%)
  • Hispanic (26.8%)
  • Other race (12.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (1.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.8%), United States (10.4%), English (9.3%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 706 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Buda

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buda city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

3.2% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +446 (+22.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Buda:

  • TEXAS NEURO REHABILITATION CENTER (about 9 miles; AUSTIN, TX)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX)
  • SOUTH AUSTIN HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; AUSTIN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Buda:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 14 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 58 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 68 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Buda:

  • SAN MARCOS MUNI (about 14 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Abbreviation: HYI)
  • LOCKHART MUNI (about 21 miles; LOCKHART, TX; Abbreviation: 50R)
  • LAKEWAY AIRPARK (about 21 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: 3R9)
Amtrak stations near Buda:

  • 14 miles: AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buda:

  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 16 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 60 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 63 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)

Schools

Public high schools in Buda:

  • JACK C HAYS H S (Students: 2,369; Location: 4800 JACK C HAYS TRL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACADEMY AT HAYS (Students: 124; Location: 4950 JACK C HAYS TRL; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Buda:

  • ELM GROVE EL (Students: 723; Location: 801 FM 1626; Grades: PK – 05)
  • R C BARTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 4950 JACK C HAYS TRL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DAHLSTROM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 3600 F M 967; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GREEN EL (Students: 570; Location: 1301 OLD GOFORTH RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ALTER IMPACT CTR (Students: 50; Location: 4125B F M 967; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • HAYS CO JUVENILE JUSTICE ALT ED PR (Students: 4; Location: 4125 B FM 967; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Buda:

  • BUDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,387; Location: 303 N MAIN ST; 18,619 books; 1,012 audio materials; 676 video materials; 44 serial subscriptions)

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