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People

Total Population 2,415
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,101
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,556
% Above Poverty Level 81.5%
% Below Poverty Level 18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,032
Median House Value $258,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.3%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 7.1%

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

Dripping Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles W of Austin, Texas
County Hays
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78620
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.19
Longitude -98.086

Dripping Springs 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 DRIPPING SPRINGS 6 E
Distance 6.4 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 JOHNSON CITY
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 61 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 82 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Station AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL AP
Distance 24.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dripping Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Henly (78620)

Mount Sharp (78620)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bee Cave 5,362 $153,398
Briarcliff 1,565 $94,866

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

Dripping Springs Public Libraries

Library
Dripping Springs Community Library
501 SPORTSPLEX DR
Dripping Springs, Texas
(512) 858-7825
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Dripping Springs High Schools

DRIPPING SPRINGS H S
510 MERCER
512-858-4612
Serves 1,062 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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