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Bastrop County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 82,733 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 57,733 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,722
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,194
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,145
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,924 (it was 3,952 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Land area: 888 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bastrop County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.2%), Educational, health and social services (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bastrop County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (53.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (35.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 42,343  (51.2%)
Females: 40,390  (48.8%)

Bastrop County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bastrop County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,508 ($43,578 in 1999)

This county:

$56,508
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $701 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $1,070)
This county:

$701
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,300 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
Bastrop:

$182,300
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,600 - $280,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $236,447
Here:

$236,447
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $221,908
Here:

$221,908
State:

$227,239

In 2-unit structures: $173,453
Here:

$173,453
State:

$179,535

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,113
Here:

$107,113
State:

$145,057

Mobile homes: $140,103
Here:

$140,103
State:

$80,655

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $28,889
Here:

$28,889
State:

$50,435
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,305
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $513

Institutionalized population: 2,213

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 122
  • Burglaries: 559
  • Thefts: 491
  • Auto thefts: 100

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 155
  • Burglaries: 537
  • Thefts: 421
  • Auto thefts: 88
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 280 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2005: 269 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2006: 226 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2014: 167 buildings, average cost: $115,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,252 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,410 (1.5%)

Bastrop County household income distribution in 2009 Bastrop County home values distribution Bastrop County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.8%
Bastrop County:

12.8%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.5% for American Indian residents, 10.5% for other race residents, 2.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.3 years old, Black residents: 45.3 years old, American Indian residents: 44.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 years old)

Area name: Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bastrop County is $658 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1093 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cedar Creek-Red Rock, Elgin, Bastrop, Camp Swift, Smithville, Wyldwood, Circle D-KC Estates, McDade.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bastrop County: Brenham Golf Course (A), Artesian Park (B), Main Street Historic District (C), Hatfield Plantation (D), E King Felder House (E), Gantt-Jones House (F), Fritz Paul and Emma Schroeder House (G), Isaac Applewhite House (H), J R Routt House (I), James Walker Log House (J), John M Brown House (K), John Sterling Smith Junior House (L), Sunnyvale Public Library (M), Chappell Hill Historical Museum (N), Star of the Republic Museum (O), Prairie Hill Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department (P), Chappell Hill Fire Department (Q), Rocky Creek Volunteer Fire Department (R), Meyersville Volunteer Fire Department (S), Berlin - Mill Creek - Zionsville Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bastrop County include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Providence Church (B), Randle Hill Church (C), Rocky Chapel (D), Routt Hill Church (E), Sacred Heart Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Saint Matthew Church (H), Saint Paul Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Affleck Cemetery (1), Anderson Cemetery (2), Apperson Cemetery (3), Morgan Cemetery (4), Atkinson Cemetery (5), Baptist Hill Cemetery (6), Motley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Nixon Lake (A), Seekeks Lake (B), Schoenberg Lake (C), Hughes Lake (D), Lange Lake (E), Els Lake (F), Moye Lake (G), Robbins Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bridge Creek (A), Woodward Creek (B), Wood Branch (C), Wolf Creek (D), Tracy Creek (E), Tommelson Creek (F), Thomas Creek (G), Sweet Water Creek (H), Spring Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bastrop County include: Yegua Creek Park (1), Washington State Park (2), Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park (3), Rocky Creek Park (4), Overlook Park (5), Baylor University State Park (6), McCain Creek Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bay County, Florida , Iberia Parish, Louisiana , Harrison County, Mississippi , Jackson County, Mississippi , St. James Parish, Louisiana , Echols County, Georgia , Walton County, Florida .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,514
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,429 (29.8% naturalized citizens)

Bastrop County:

11.4%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 975
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,862
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,903
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,617
  • 1970 to 1979: 709
  • Before 1970: 464
Note: State values scaled to Bastrop County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.7%

Bastrop County marital status for males Bastrop County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,332
  • One, attached: 347
  • Two: 925
  • 3 or 4: 273
  • 5 to 9: 205
  • 50 or more: 337
  • Mobile homes: 8,255
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 288

Housing units in Bastrop County with a mortgage: 11,693 (145 second mortgage, 314 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,580

Here:

55.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bastrop County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,32075
Catholic8,7967
Mainline Protestant4,74118
Black Protestant1,3177
Other8872
None45,110-
Bastrop County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Bastrop County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Bastrop County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bastrop County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

28.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Bastrop County:

Average size of farms: 193 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,722
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $96.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.27%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,972
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,138
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.45
Corn for grain: 1641 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 580 harvested acres
Vegetables: 132 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,100 acres

Tornado activity:

Bastrop County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4436436.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/2/1953, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 5 people

Earthquake activity:

Bastrop County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.6 miles away from Bastrop County center
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) earthquake occurred 363.0 miles away from the county 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 103.7 miles away from the county 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 94.6 miles away from the county 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 95.5 miles away from Bastrop County 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 375.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Bastrop County Fire Complex, Incident Period: September 04, 2011 to October 11, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 2958, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Montague Fire Complex, Incident Period: April 09, 2009 to April 16, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 2806, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wilderness Ridge Fire, Incident Period: February 28, 2009 to March 12, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 2796, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Orchard Fire, Incident Period: January 19, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 19, 2006, FEMA Id: 2622, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bastrop County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (79%)
  • France (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bastrop County (%):

  • German (10%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • African (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Bastrop County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,509 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,999 (10.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 131 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 234 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,583 (8.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Bastrop County, Texas in 2000:

  • 1,347 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 292 people in nursing homes
  • 263 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Bastrop County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,492 people in federal prisons
  • 421 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 300 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,503.

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

7.12% relocated from other counties in Texas ($32,110 average AGI)
1.67% relocated from other states ($7,743 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

1.67%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Travis County, TX  3.43% ($35,146 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.68% ($41,272)
from Harris County, TX  0.35% ($50,157)
from Hays County, TX  0.30% ($36,930)
from Caldwell County, TX  0.25% ($32,949)
from Bexar County, TX  0.18% ($31,837)
from Fayette County, TX  0.12% ($46,964)


8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

6.80% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,414 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($7,008 average AGI)
Bastrop County:

1.50%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Travis County, TX  3.10% ($32,569 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.73% ($36,254)
to Hays County, TX  0.29% ($41,797)
to Harris County, TX  0.25% ($39,661)
to Lee County, TX  0.16% ($40,684)
to Bexar County, TX  0.16% ($44,000)
to Caldwell County, TX  0.16% ($26,027)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Bastrop County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Bastrop County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bastrop County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bastrop County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bastrop County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,480 (6,911 aged, 1,569 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,365 (23%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Bastrop County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (617)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (559)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (438)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (384)
  • Unspecified dementia (252)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (242)
  • Congestive heart failure (223)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (214)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (173)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (145)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,887
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 219
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,495

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,371
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 712
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.3. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.8
  • Other - 59.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 82,733
  • In family households: 70,436 (7,391 male householders, 10,039 female householders)
    13,472 spouses, 27,554 children (27,488 natural, 0 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 3,818 grandchildren, 225 brothers or sisters, 1,748 parents, 3,145 other relatives, 3,044 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,911 (3,387 male householders (3,051 living alone)), 5,158 female householders (4,692 living alone)), 1,366 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,386

Size of family households: 7,666 2-persons, 3,100 3-persons, 2,844 4-persons, 2,492 5-persons, 822 6-persons, 506 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,743 1-person, 669 2-persons, 133 3-persons.

12,240 married couples with children.
3,996 single-parent households (1,022 men, 2,974 women).

71.7% of residents of Bastrop speak English at home.
25.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $266,224,000 ($3,880 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,670,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $135,299,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,429,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $616,000
Federal grants: $55,285,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,357,000 ($1,908,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $22,238,000 ($447,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,523,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $62,529,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,620,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,722
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,557
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +879
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,255
Here:

+132 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bastrop County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.33 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,345
  • 2010 to 2013: 2,726
  • 2000 to 2009: 8,574
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,737
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,910
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,475
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,711
  • 1950 to 1959: 612
  • 1940 to 1949: 760
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,112
Note: State values scaled to Bastrop population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bastrop County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Bastrop County population
  • 1 room: 620
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 555
  • 4 rooms: 3,277
  • 5 rooms: 4,937
  • 6 rooms: 4,255
  • 7 rooms: 3,951
  • 8 rooms: 1,839
  • 9+ rooms: 1,839
  • 1 room: 85
  • 2 rooms: 273
  • 3 rooms: 641
  • 4 rooms: 1,502
  • 5 rooms: 1,125
  • 6 rooms: 341
  • 7 rooms: 598
  • 8 rooms: 137
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bastrop County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Bastrop County population
  • no bedroom: 620
  • 1 bedroom: 352
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,881
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,714
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,258
  • 5+ bedrooms: 448
  • no bedroom: 85
  • 1 bedroom: 898
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,919
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,448
  • 4 bedrooms: 137
  • 5+ bedrooms: 215
Cars and other vehicles available in Bastrop County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Bastrop County population
  • no vehicle: 810
  • 1 vehicle: 5,726
  • 2 vehicles: 7,735
  • 3 vehicles: 4,020
  • 4 vehicles: 1,796
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,186
  • no vehicle: 1,019
  • 1 vehicle: 2,029
  • 2 vehicles: 1,178
  • 3 vehicles: 440
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

86% of Bastrop County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Texas.

Bastrop County:

85.8%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 53,542
  • Other state: 18,336
  • Northeast: 1,539
  • Midwest: 6,529
  • South: 5,974
  • West: 4,294

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bastrop County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.0%)
  • Utility gas (13.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.7%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (71.8%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 688
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 291
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 431
Here:

16.4%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bastrop County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,424,000
    Regular Highways: $3,660,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,724,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,429,000
    Financial Administration: $1,094,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $404,000
    Fire Protection: $170,000
    Corrections - Other: $167,000
    General Public Buildings: $149,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    Welfare - Other: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $437,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,082,000

Bastrop County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $552,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,235,000
    Interest Earnings: $629,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $85,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,264,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,346,000
    Total General Sales: $1,228,000
    NEC: $460,000

Bastrop County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $6,245,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $495,000

Bastrop County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,750,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,298
  • Number of aged recipients: 152
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,146
  • Number of recipients under 18: 227
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 762
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 309
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 490
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 539
Bastrop County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bastrop County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED251$136,773336$129,798698$147,146145$41,938100$102,750138$71,754
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$118,05945$94,33395$139,20027$42,81512$100,16736$67,444
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$105,09399$127,091359$138,942100$32,46044$143,06881$63,951
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$129,83942$107,905219$144,12828$73,42917$108,47121$70,619
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$167,00013$106,23144$146,13611$104,5454$84,50014$92,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$181,53325$193,4401$83,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$225,93810$258,0003$117,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$151,88911$176,4552$172,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$164,5007$180,4291$214,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$275,0001$151,0001$214,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Bastrop County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20580.0 years
John18675.1 years
James17971.7 years
William16076.0 years
Robert13671.2 years
Charles11972.8 years
Willie11576.1 years
George9972.9 years
Henry7878.5 years
Annie7084.4 years
Most common last names in Bastrop County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11676.2 years
Jones10876.4 years
Williams9675.9 years
Johnson9077.0 years
Wilson7677.4 years
Jackson7675.0 years
Davis6978.5 years
Brown6473.9 years
Miller5776.3 years
Moore5473.1 years
Businesses in Bastrop County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC2
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone2Little Caesars Pizza2
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1Lowe's1
CVS1McDonald's4
Carl\s Jr.1Nike1
Chevrolet2Payless1
Church's Chicken1Penske1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut2
Circle K1Quality1
Cricket Wireless5Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack2
DHL1SONIC Drive-In3
Days Inn1Sears1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway5
FedEx7Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul6
Holiday Inn2UPS5
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Hyatt1Walmart1
Jack In The Box2Wendy's1