Bandera, Texas

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Bandera, Texas

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High Points

Bandera strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 15% Bandera Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Bandera, Texas

Comparing Bandera to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
Median Family Income 4 5
People Above Poverty 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Affordability of Rents 3 4

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Bandera Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas
County Bandera
Standard Zip Codes 78003
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.726
Longitude -99.073

Bandera Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MEDINA 2 W
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 61 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station HONDO AP
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
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Bandera Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 957 100%
Male 435 45.5%
Female 522 54.5%
Under 18 206 21.5%
18+ 751 78.5%
65+ 240 25.1%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 2.86
White 909 95%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 24 2.5%
Mixed Race 17 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 209 21.8%

Estimated Bandera Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,123
Growth 166
Growth % 17.3%

Bandera Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.2%
German 22.6%
English 9.1%
US/American 8.1%
Irish 6.9%
Polish 6%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
Italian 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Swedish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
European 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bandera 957 $36,500
Boerne 6,178 $50,903
Grey Forest 418 $51,875
Kerrville 20,425 $38,979

Bandera Public Libraries

Bandera County Library
Bandera, Texas
(830) 796-4213
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Bandera High Schools (2004)

2303 STATE HWY 16 S
Serves 878 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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