Dripping Springs, Texas

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Population in 2017: 3,876 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +150.4%
 
Males: 1,947  (50.3%)
Females: 1,929  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78620.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,886 (it was $47,212 in 2000)
Dripping Springs:

$68,886
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,280 (it was $19,741 in 2000)

Dripping Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $260,712 (it was $129,800 in 2000)
Dripping Springs:

$260,712
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $277,516; detached houses: $302,312; townhouses or other attached units: $185,002; in 2-unit structures: $123,230; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,565; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,552; mobile homes: $73,145; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $62,837

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,165.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dripping Springs: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Dripping Springs, TX (2010)
    • 1,22068.2%White alone
    • 52129.1%Hispanic
    • 241.3%Two or more races
    • 120.7%Black alone
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Dripping Springs, Texas as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dripping Springs is 221 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (9.9%), English (6.6%), German (6.6%), Irish (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1156 feet

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,173 people per square mile   (low).

Dripping Springs, Texas map

446 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America).

This city:

16.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,992 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,251 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (21.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (57.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Driftwood, TX (2.4 miles),
Bear Creek, TX (3.0 miles ),
Bee Cave, TX (3.3 miles ),
Woodcreek, TX (3.4 miles ),
The Hills, TX (3.5 miles ),
Shady Hollow, TX (3.7 miles ),
Hays, TX (3.7 miles ),
Wimberley, TX (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.19 N, Longitude: 98.09 W

Area code: 512

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $284,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $257,100
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $326,000
  • 2014: 82 buildings, average cost: $316,000
  • 2015: 78 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2016: 268 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2017: 317 buildings, average cost: $291,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Dripping Springs, TX residents
Average permit cost in Dripping Springs, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +356 (+29.9%).
Most common industries in Dripping Springs, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Dripping Springs, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (2.9%)
  • Top executives (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Electricians (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Dripping Springs, Texas

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Dripping Springs, 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 20.9 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 1.6 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 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.64
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dripping Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Dripping Springs 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 47.0 miles away from the city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dripping Springs-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% 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 315.6 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 251.9 miles away from Dripping Springs 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 95.5 miles away from Dripping Springs 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 88.1 miles away from Dripping Springs 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 331.5 miles away from the city 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 88.8 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).
Dripping Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dripping Springs:

  • PEACHTREE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (101 SPRINGLAKE DR)
  • COUNTRY STYLE HEALTH CARE LLC (387 BECKYS WAY)
  • SENIOR CARE OF DRIPPING SPRINGS (1505 W HWY 290)

Airports and heliports located in Dripping Springs:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dripping Springs:

  • Saint Edward's University (about 20 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,308)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 22 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 22 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Texas State University (about 23 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Austin Community College District (about 27 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 54 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 56 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)

Public high school in Dripping Springs:

Private high school in Dripping Springs:

  • DRIPPING SPRINGS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 28708 RANCH ROAD 12, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dripping Springs:

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Library in Dripping Springs:

  • DRIPPING SPRINGS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $322,492; Location: 501 SPORTSPLEX DR; 38,368 books; 2,108 audio materials; 1,639 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dripping Springs: Doctor Joseph M and Sarah Pound Farmstead (A), North Hays County Volunteer Fire Department (B), North Hays County Emergency Services District 6 (C), San Marcus - Hays County Emergency Medical Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jungle Secrets Organic Gardening (Botanical Gardens; P.O. Box 622), Dragonfly Enrichment Center (Art Museums; 800 West Highway 290).

Birthplace of: E. D. Hill - DJ.

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 Dripping Springs and their reported violations in the past:

CADE LAKES WSC (Population served: 441, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
HAMILTON MARKET (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-07-2013)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
HAMILTON POOL H2O (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DRIPPING SPRINGS BULK WATER DELIVERY (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
HILL COUNTRY WATER DELIVERY (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Notify Other PWS - In OCT-31-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2013)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TANK TOWN (Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2007. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
H2O2U WATER DELIVERY (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dripping Springs that have no violations reported:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY WSC (Population served: 2,040, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEMORY LANE EVENT CENTER (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • TEXAS BULK WATER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Dripping Springs (2011 data):

  • Broadway National Bank: Dripping Springs Branch at 320 East Us Highway 290, branch established on 2009/03/06. 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.
  • Security State Bank & Trust: Dripping Springs Branch at 1500 Hwy 290 West, branch established on 2002/01/01. Info updated 2010/04/09: Bank assets: $661.6 mil, Deposits: $523.9 mil, headquarters in Fredericksburg, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Security Holding Company
  • Pioneer Bank, SSB: Pioneer Bank, Ssb at 100 Creek Road, branch established on 2007/05/14. Info updated 2007/05/14: Bank assets: $128.3 mil, Deposits: $110.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Dripping Springs Branch at Us 290 And Hwy 12, branch established on 2008/12/02. 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.
  • Cattleman's National Bank: Dripping Springs Branch at 401 East Highway Us 290, branch established on 1996/10/16. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $83.4 mil, Deposits: $77.2 mil, headquarters in Johnson City, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dripping Springs Branch at 401 W Mercer Street, branch established on 1982/06/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Dripping Springs Branch at 721 Highway 290 W Suite 100, branch established on 2005/07/20. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dripping Springs:

Marital status in Dripping Springs, TX
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dripping Springs:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Dripping Springs, 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.
State:

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
Hays County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dripping Springs:

46.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dripping Springs:

43.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Dripping Springs:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dripping Springs:

9.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dripping Springs:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dripping Springs:

34.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dripping Springs, 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
Other Government Administration 6$26,880$53,7600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,150
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$806
Totals for Government 6$26,880$53,7602$3,956

Dripping Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $473,000 ($122.03)
    Sewerage: $347,000 ($89.53)
    Central Staff Services: $303,000 ($78.17)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($45.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($15.22)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($13.67)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($3.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000 ($77.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $392,000 ($101.14)

Dripping Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($71.47)
    Sewerage: $222,000 ($57.28)
    Other: $21,000 ($5.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($3.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,700,000 ($438.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $157,000 ($40.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $63,000 ($16.25)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($6.19)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($1.81)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,051,000 ($271.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.77)

Dripping Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,465,000 ($2441.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,955,000 ($2310.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000 ($131.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,594,000 ($927.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $548,000 ($141.38)

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 Dripping Springs, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dripping Springs:

  • 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.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dripping Springs:

  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Dripping Springs:

  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • Dripping Springs, Texas
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count37234
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents55789
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons10419
  • Fatalities42330
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents97202
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3426
See more detailed statistics of Dripping Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.2mTotal length
  • $18,000Total costs
  • 113,524Total average daily traffic
  • 4,428Total average daily truck traffic
  • 159,420Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dripping Springs, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dripping Springs, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dripping Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dripping Springs, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dripping Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dripping Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$341,9405$241,34212$246,5641$83,0101$156,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$297,3800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$156,0604$271,4680$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$244,2070$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$246,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dripping Springs, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dripping Springs, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 86. The highest number of fires - 130 took place in 2011, and the least - 61 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dripping Springs, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (69.0%), and Structure Fires (18.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dripping Springs, TX
    • 1,01069.0%Outside Fires
    • 26918.4%Structure Fires
    • 1449.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 402.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dripping Springs, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dripping Springs, Texas:

  • Sleep Inn & Suites Of Dripping Springs, 2720 E Us Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620 , Phone: (512) 858-2400, Fax: (512) 858-2410
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 333 Hwy 290 E, Dripping springs, Texas 78620 , Phone: (512) 858-0280
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dripping Springs, Texas
Most common first names in Dripping Springs, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2782.1 years
James2572.4 years
John2574.6 years
William2075.1 years
Robert1474.4 years
Thomas1281.2 years
Willie1182.0 years
Charles1070.8 years
Edward875.0 years
Edna884.1 years
Most common last names in Dripping Springs, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones982.3 years
Breed980.5 years
Johnson771.9 years
Mccarty777.7 years
Garza770.1 years
Smith688.0 years
Rogers688.5 years
Watson685.5 years
Baker587.4 years
Spillar582.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dripping Springs, TX
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 28.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dripping Springs, TX
  • 94.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood


Dripping Springs compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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