Wimberley, Texas

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Wimberley, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Wimberley College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Wimberley Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Wimberley Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Wimberley Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Wimberley Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wimberley, Texas

Comparing Wimberley 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 3 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 2 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Wimberley Almanac

Category Value
County Hays
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78676
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.997
Longitude -98.098

Wimberley Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 16.7 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
Distance 27.5 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
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Wimberley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,797 100%
Male 1,791 47.2%
Female 2,006 52.8%
Under 18 818 21.5%
18+ 2,979 78.5%
65+ 846 22.3%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.79
White 3,589 94.5%
African-American 7 0.2%
Asian 5 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 30 0.8%
Other 113 3%
Mixed Race 50 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 263 6.9%

Estimated Wimberley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,712
Growth -1,085
Growth % 0%

Wimberley 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
German 22.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
English 10.5%
US/American 8.9%
Irish 7.4%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
European 4%
Scottish 3.5%
Polish 2.6%
Italian 2.5%
Welsh 2.1%
Belgian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.2%
Czech 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Celtic 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pioneer Town (78676)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wimberley 3,797 $56,910
Dripping Springs 1,548 $57,880
Kyle 5,314 $50,197
Mountain City 671 $84,026
Niederwald 584 $61,750
San Marcos 34,733 $37,113
Woodcreek 1,274 $60,703
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Wimberley High Schools (2004)

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Serves 626 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

515 FM 2325
A Charter School.
Serves 126 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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