Buda, Texas

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Buda, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Buda People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Buda Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Buda Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Buda Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 14% Buda Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Buda College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Buda, Texas

Comparing Buda 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
Racial Diversity 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
People Living Alone 2 3

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Buda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles SW of Austin, Texas
County Hays
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78610
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.085
Longitude -97.84

Buda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station LULING
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 83 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
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Buda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,404 100%
Male 1,154 48%
Female 1,250 52%
Under 18 714 29.7%
18+ 1,690 70.3%
65+ 179 7.4%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,970 81.9%
African-American 38 1.6%
Asian 21 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 289 12%
Mixed Race 73 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 645 26.8%

Estimated Buda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,948
Growth 1,544
Growth % 64.2%

Buda 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) 46.4%
German 13.1%
US/American 13%
Irish 6.3%
English 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Swedish 1.5%
British 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Polish 0.7%
Basque 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
African 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buda 2,404 $57,321
Creedmoor 211 $41,875
Kyle 5,314 $50,197
Mountain City 671 $84,026
Niederwald 584 $61,750
San Leanna 384 $69,688
Uhland 386 $31,875

Buda Public Libraries

Buda Public Library
Buda, Texas
(512) 295-5899
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Buda High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 2,369 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

A Non-traditional School
Serves 124 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

4125B F M 967
A Non-traditional School
Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

4125 B FM 967
A Non-traditional School
Serves 4 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

Buda Colleges

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1. Kennedale, Texas 85   14.4% 8.7% 16.7% 29 $53,901 7.1% 11.5% 5,850 6.4% 45.1 0.2% 5
2. Monument, Colorado 84.9   21.9% 4.3% 33.2% 25 $54,211 10.8% 8% 1,971 5% 70 0.6% 6.6
3. Lone Tree, Colorado 79.3   17.4% 3.9% 64.6% 27 $109,003 8% 8.5% 4,873 1.4% 83.9 0.3% 6.2
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