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People

Total Population 1,414
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 6.9%
Employed Population 16+ 758
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 47.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,125
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,036
Median House Value $93,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 9.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cottonwood Shores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Round Rock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of Austin, Texas
County Burnet
Standard Zip Codes 78654
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.555
Longitude -98.323

Cottonwood Shores Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BURNET
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station DRIPPING SPRINGS 6 E
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station LAMPASAS
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 31 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burnet 6,104 $44,880
Granite Shoals 4,988 $33,841
Highland Haven 451 $64,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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