Buda, Texas

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Population in 2017: 16,163 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +572.3%
Males: 7,341  (45.4%)
Females: 8,822  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78610.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,987 (it was $54,135 in 2000)
Buda:

$78,987
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,878 (it was $22,167 in 2000)

Buda city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $220,139 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Buda:

$220,139
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,922; detached houses: $238,078

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,057.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buda: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Buda, TX (2010)
    • 4,31859.2%White alone
    • 2,58035.4%Hispanic
    • 1872.6%Black alone
    • 1171.6%Two or more races
    • 731.0%Asian alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Buda detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Buda, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buda is 196 to 1.


Crime rates in Buda by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.7)
1
(9.9)
3
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(40.3)
3
(38.5)
3
(29.7)
5
(45.4)
2
(15.7)
6
(38.8)
3
(17.8)
8
(44.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(26.8)
5
(64.1)
5
(49.5)
5
(45.4)
5
(39.3)
7
(45.3)
6
(35.6)
8
(44.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(241.6)
21
(269.3)
17
(168.4)
29
(263.2)
23
(180.8)
14
(90.6)
19
(112.7)
17
(94.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
155
(2,081)
197
(2,527)
221
(2,189)
284
(2,577)
305
(2,397)
236
(1,528)
215
(1,275)
250
(1,387)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(107.4)
7
(89.8)
14
(138.6)
13
(118.0)
19
(149.3)
23
(148.9)
11
(65.3)
10
(55.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)126.2172.0137.2175.4133.1100.176.6106.4

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City-data.com crime index in Buda, TX

Crime rate in Buda detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (8.2%), Irish (5.8%), American (5.2%), English (3.9%), Polish (3.0%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 706 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 6,713 people per square mile   (high).

Buda, Texas map

456 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This city:

3.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,474 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,244 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (15.9 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (59.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Hays, TX (1.8 miles ),
Manchaca, TX (2.0 miles ),
San Leanna, TX (2.1 miles ),
Mountain City, TX (2.1 miles ),
Onion Creek, TX (2.2 miles ),
Creedmoor, TX (2.4 miles ),
Shady Hollow, TX (2.4 miles ),
Kyle, TX (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.08 N, Longitude: 97.84 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Outdoor Capital of Texas

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Buda, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buda, TX in 2017
Buda satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1999: 330 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 316 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2005: 200 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2006: 334 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2007: 394 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2008: 382 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 299 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2010: 272 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 279 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2012: 306 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2013: 456 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2014: 437 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 398 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2016: 354 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2017: 152 buildings, average cost: $231,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Buda, TX residents
Average permit cost in Buda, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Buda, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (13.0%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Buda, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Engineers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Buda, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Buda, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0938
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Buda-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Buda city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.5 miles away from the city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buda-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 330.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Buda center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Buda center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Buda center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 348.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hays County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Fires: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buda:

  • PROGRESSIVE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1766 FM 967 SUITE B)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buda:

  • SCISSORTAIL VILLA (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MANCHACA, TX)
  • MARBRIDGE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MANCHACA, TX)
  • SOUTH OAKS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • INDIAN WELLS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • BRANTLEY COVE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • WEST OAKS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)
  • SOUTHPARK MEADOW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)

Airports located in Buda:

Amtrak stations near Buda:

  • 14 miles: AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buda:

  • Saint Edward's University (about 12 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,308)
  • Texas State University (about 15 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 16 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Austin Community College District (about 20 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 24 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 57 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • Trinity University (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high schools in Buda:

  • JACK C HAYS H S (Students: 1,902, Location: 4800 JACK C HAYS TRL, Grades: 9-12)
  • HAYS CO JUVENILE JUSTICE ALT ED PROG (Location: 4125 B FM 967, Grades: 9-10)
  • LIVE OAK ACADEMY (Location: 4820 JACK C HAYS TRL, Grades: 10-12)
  • HAYS CO JUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Location: 4125 B FM 967, Grades: 8-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Buda:

Private elementary/middle school in Buda:

  • SANTA CRUZ CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 163, Location: 1100 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Buda

Library in Buda:

  • BUDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $291,831; Location: 303 MAIN ST; 21,786 books; 2,076 audio materials; 1,336 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Well-known early education school with references in Buda! Martha Pena A Touch of Home Day Care www.atouchofhomedaycare.com

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Buda Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Buda: Center Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Allen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Casino 183 (Arcades & Amusements; 11701 Reata Drive).

Hotels: Best Western Southgate Inn Ste (18658 Interstate Highway 35 So), Americas Best Value Inn (15101 Interstate 35).

Birthplace of: Larry Stephens (American football) - Football player, Tex Hughson - Baseball player.

Hays County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Buda and their reported violations in the past:

HAYS YOUTH SPORTS COMPLEX (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
HAYS HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 295, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CRESTVIEW RV CENTER (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
TWIN OAKS RANCH (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2012)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHURCH OF CHRIST AT BUDA KYLE (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Buda (2011 data):

  • First State Bank Central Texas: Buda Branch at 203 North Railroad, Suite 3b, branch established on 2006/03/20. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation
  • Falcon International Bank: Buda Office Branch at 1005 N. Loop 4, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $869.6 mil, Deposits: $762.9 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Falcon Bancshares Incorporated
  • Broadway National Bank: Buda Branch at 321 North Fm 1626, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,465.8 mil, Deposits: $2,085.7 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Broadway Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Buda Banking Center Branch at 1569 Main Street, branch established on 2006/09/06. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Buda Wal-Mart Branch at 690 Old San Antonio Road, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Buda:

Marital status in Buda, TX
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Buda:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Buda
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buda, TX (based on Hays County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,8018
Evangelical Protestant23,42576
Mainline Protestant9,80922
Other6,25314
Black Protestant3103
Orthodox751
None80,434-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Hays County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Here:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 92
Hays County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hays County:

24.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hays County:

16.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buda:

50.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buda:

49.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Buda:

81.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buda, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 13$36,460$33,6550$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$40,285$53,7130$0
Parks and Recreation 9$23,321$31,0950$0
Other Government Administration 9$45,238$60,3175$650
Local Libraries 5$14,656$35,1740$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,828$23,3120$0
Sewerage 3$7,095$28,3800$0
Financial Administration 3$15,693$62,7720$0
Health 1$2,372$28,4640$0
Police - Other 1$2,719$32,6280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,048$36,5761$300
Welfare 0$0 1$419
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 57$196,715$41,4147$1,369

Buda government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,437,000 ($150.78)
    Regular Highways: $997,000 ($61.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $363,000 ($22.46)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($6.81)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,666,000 ($103.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,340,000 ($82.91)
    Central Staff Services: $1,297,000 ($80.25)
    Sewerage: $1,236,000 ($76.47)
    Police Protection: $722,000 ($44.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $594,000 ($36.75)
    Regular Highways: $542,000 ($33.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $418,000 ($25.86)
    Libraries: $280,000 ($17.32)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($13.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $62,000 ($3.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,017,000 ($124.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,114,000 ($130.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $367,000 ($22.71)

Buda government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,451,000 ($151.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $556,000 ($34.40)
    Other: $255,000 ($15.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000 ($12.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000 ($15.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $177,000 ($10.95)
    Interest Earnings: $161,000 ($9.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $102,000 ($6.31)
    Sale of Property: $41,000 ($2.54)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,800,000 ($111.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $727,000 ($44.98)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($0.74)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.19)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,067,000 ($251.62)
    Property: $1,921,000 ($118.85)
    Other License: $1,069,000 ($66.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $403,000 ($24.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $307,000 ($18.99)

Buda government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,599,000 ($3563.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,619,000 ($3441.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000 ($202.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,295,000 ($80.12)

Buda government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,082,000 ($561.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,183,000 ($135.06)

13.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.50%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Travis County, TX  5.24% ($64,673 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.57% ($58,457)
from Williamson County, TX  0.52% ($51,155)


10.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.64%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Travis County, TX  3.14% ($66,128 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.62% ($35,419)
to Comal County, TX  0.60% ($62,946)
Businesses in Buda, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's3
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx3Starbucks1
Ford1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buda:

  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buda:

  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAZI (88.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: AUSTIN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • K203CX (88.1 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K284AH (104.7 FM; MENDOZA, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)
  • KQQT (106.3 FM; GONZALES, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buda:

  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
Buda fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Buda fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 92.7mTotal length
  • $115,000Total costs
  • 1,028,622Total average daily traffic
  • 124,325Total average daily truck traffic
  • 484,395Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Buda, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 162010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Buda, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buda)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Buda, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buda)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Buda)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 103 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Buda, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.3%), and Structure Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buda, TX
    • 68555.3%Outside Fires
    • 27222.0%Structure Fires
    • 25120.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buda, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Buda, Texas:

  • America's Best Value Inn, 15101 Ih 35, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 312-1550, Fax: (512) 312-1550
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1201 Cabela's Dr, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-3999, Fax: (512) 295-4900
  • Comfort Suites Buda, 15295 Ih 35 Ste 800, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-8600, Fax: (512) 295-1800
  • Holiday Inn Express Inn & Suite, 15295 Ih 35, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-8040, Fax: (512) 524-3400
  • Southgate Inn & Suites, 18658 Interstate 35 S, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-4559, Fax: (512) 295-2679
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Buda, 1285 Cabela's Dr, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-5444, Fax: (512) 295-5445
  • Candlewood Suites, 2180 Main St, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (877) 226-3539
  • Best Western Plus Buda Austin Inn & Suites, 15295 IH 35 Bldg 900, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 361-0455, Fax: (512) 312-9876
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Austin Buda, 1240 Cabelas Dr, Buda, Texas 78610 , Phone: (512) 295-1600, Fax: (512) 295-1700
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Buda, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buda, TX
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buda, TX
  • 82.9%Electricity
  • 17.1%Utility gas


Buda compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Buda on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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