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People

Total Population 7,669
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 3,285
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,729
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $912
Median House Value $147,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 8.3%

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

Bastrop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles E of Austin, Texas
County Bastrop
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78602
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.11
Longitude -97.315

Bastrop 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 SMITHVILLE
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station RED ROCK
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 82 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station AUSTIN CITY (CAMP MABRY)
Distance 26.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Calvin (78602)

Clearview (78602)

Hill (78602)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elgin 8,249 $63,478
Giddings 4,957 $55,932

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

Bastrop Public Libraries

Library
Bastrop Public Library
1100 CHURCH ST
Bastrop, Texas
(512) 321-5441
Library Web Site

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Bastrop Hospitals

LAKESIDE HOSPITAL AT BASTROP LTD
(Proprietary)
HWY 71 WEST
(817) 266-1917
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bastrop High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

BASTROP H S
1614 CHAMBERS ST
512-321-1151
Serves 2,042 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

GENESIS H S
1200 CEDAR ST
512-321-2593
A Non-traditional School
Serves 58 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

GATEWAY SCH
1019 LOVERS LN
512-321-2339
A Non-traditional School
Serves 49 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.6

BASTROP COUNTY JUVENILE BOOT CAMP
599 COOL WATER DR
512-581-0065
A Non-traditional School

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