Bastrop, Texas

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Population in 2017: 8,802 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +64.8%
Males: 4,342  (49.3%)
Females: 4,460  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78602.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,537 (it was $40,212 in 2000)
Bastrop:

$66,537
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,972 (it was $19,862 in 2000)

Bastrop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $206,147 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Bastrop:

$206,147
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,888; detached houses: $186,078; mobile homes: $49,748

Median gross rent in 2017: $854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bastrop: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bastrop, TX (2017)
    • 5,38364.8%White alone
    • 1,50018.1%Hispanic
    • 1,03912.5%Black alone
    • 1531.8%Two or more races
    • 811.0%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Bastrop, Texas as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bastrop is 84 to 1.


Crime rates in Bastrop by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(42.1)
2
(26.7)
6
(75.3)
3
(36.6)
3
(34.1)
1
(11.4)
1
(13.6)
3
(40.5)
2
(26.9)
2
(26.2)
5
(62.4)
7
(82.9)
4
(45.7)
6
(66.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(112.3)
4
(53.3)
14
(175.7)
7
(85.5)
5
(56.9)
9
(102.4)
7
(95.0)
5
(67.4)
7
(94.0)
12
(157.2)
1
(12.5)
7
(82.9)
9
(102.8)
8
(88.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(126.4)
11
(146.6)
21
(263.6)
15
(183.2)
10
(113.7)
14
(159.3)
14
(190.0)
14
(188.8)
14
(188.0)
23
(301.2)
16
(199.5)
23
(272.3)
38
(434.0)
80
(884.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(477.5)
43
(573.0)
65
(816.0)
39
(476.2)
42
(477.7)
47
(534.7)
29
(393.5)
46
(620.4)
36
(483.4)
30
(392.9)
23
(286.8)
40
(473.5)
38
(434.0)
36
(397.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
341
(4,789)
373
(4,971)
446
(5,599)
333
(4,066)
377
(4,288)
507
(5,768)
360
(4,885)
412
(5,556)
426
(5,720)
387
(5,069)
426
(5,312)
473
(5,600)
358
(4,089)
327
(3,613)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(266.8)
18
(239.9)
19
(238.5)
12
(146.5)
12
(136.5)
11
(125.1)
10
(135.7)
10
(134.9)
32
(429.7)
24
(314.3)
20
(249.4)
34
(402.5)
23
(262.7)
26
(287.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(84.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
2
(24.4)
2
(22.7)
2
(22.8)
3
(40.7)
3
(40.5)
3
(40.3)
3
(39.3)
4
(49.9)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)339.0324.8491.0323.7283.0349.8311.1366.8384.3383.8346.1506.0369.2451.7

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City-data.com crime index in Bastrop, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), American (7.8%), European (6.1%), Irish (4.0%), English (3.3%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,211 people per square mile   (low).

Bastrop, Texas map

476 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,659 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,936 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (28.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (85.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Camp Swift, TX (2.3 miles ),
Circle D-KC Estates, TX (2.4 miles ),
Wyldwood, TX (2.9 miles ),
Cedar Creek-Red Rock, TX (3.0 miles ),
Smithville, TX (3.5 miles ),
McDade, TX (3.6 miles ),
Webberville, TX (3.8 miles ),
Garfield, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 97.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,268 (+38.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,083 (26.3%)

Area code: 512

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

Bastrop tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1999: 84 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2002: 114 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2003: 124 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2004: 99 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2005: 92 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2006: 110 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2017: 99 buildings, average cost: $145,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Bastrop, TX residents
Average permit cost in Bastrop, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,190 (+28.7%).
Most common industries in Bastrop, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Bastrop, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Electricians (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Bastrop, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bastrop-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Bastrop city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1953, a category F3 tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bastrop-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 286.4 miles away from Bastrop 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 361.8 miles away from Bastrop 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 102.3 miles away from Bastrop 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 93.2 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 94.0 miles away from Bastrop 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 375.0 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 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).
Bastrop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (133 PLUM ST)
  • BASTROP HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 104 LOOP 150 WEST)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (1405 JEFFERSON ST)
  • LAKESIDE HOSPITAL AT BASTROP LTD (provides emergency services, 3201 HWY 71 EAST)
  • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (223 MATTHEW COVE)
  • BASTROP NURSING CENTER (137 OLD AUSTIN HWY)
  • SILVER PINES NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (188 OLD AUSTIN HIGHWAY)
  • NNA - BASTROP (423 OLD AUSTIN HIGHWAY)
  • AAGES HEALTH CARE (185 KONA DRIVE)

Airports located in Bastrop:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bastrop:

  • Austin Community College District (about 27 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,957)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 28 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 28 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 38 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Texas State University (about 41 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Blinn College (about 55 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • Temple College (about 67 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

Public high schools in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP H S (Students: 2,343, Location: 1614 CHAMBERS ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BASTROP MIDDLE (Students: 631, Location: 725 OLD AUSTIN HWY, Grades: 7-9)
  • GENESIS H S (Students: 72, Location: 1200 CEDAR ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • GATEWAY SCH (Students: 57, Location: 1019 LOVERS LN, Grades: 6-11)
  • COLORADO RIVER COLLEGIATE ACADEMY (Location: 1602 HILL ST, Grades: 9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bastrop:

  • LOST PINES EL (Students: 741, Location: 151 TIGER WOODS DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • BASTROP INT (Students: 671, Location: 509 OLD AUSTIN HWY, Grades: 5-6)
  • BLUEBONNET EL (Students: 621, Location: 416 FM 1209, Grades: PK-4)
  • MINA EL (Students: 585, Location: 1203 HILL ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • EMILE EL (Students: 523, Location: 601 MLK, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Bastrop:

  • CALVARY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 603 SPRING ST, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Bastrop

Library in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $534,864; Location: 1100 CHURCH ST; 38,926 books; 1,763 audio materials; 3,516 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • newer hospital in Bastrop is Lakeside Hospital
  • Southwest Texas is now Texas State college

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bastrop: Bastrop County Courthouse (A), Bastrop Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Bastrop Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), Texas Forest Service Bastrop Office (D), MetroCare Services Austin (E), Crocheron-McDowall House (F), Allen-Bell House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bastrop include: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of Christ (C), Ascension Catholic Church (D), New Faith Missionary Baptist Church (E), Macedonia First Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Dorcas Chapel Primitive Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Tahitian Village Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bastrop include: Bastrop Erhard Field (1), Firemans Park (2), City Park (3), Bastrop Commons Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bastrop County Historical Society (Museums; 702 Main Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (506 Pecan Street), Best Western Inn of the Pines (3110 State Highway 71 East), Bastrop Inn (102 Childers Drive), Comfort Inn Bastrop (106 Hasler Boulevard).

Court: Bastrop City - Municipal Court (104 Grady Tuck Lane).

Birthplace of: Doc Middleton - Old West, Porfirio Salinas - Painter, C. Pope Caldwell - Politician.

Bastrop 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 Bastrop and their reported violations in the past:

AQUA WSC (Population served: 58,836, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2013)
BASTROP WEST WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 318, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 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 Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2014)
  • 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 Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • 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 Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
  • 11 other older monitoring violations

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

  • BASTROP COUNTY WCID 2 (Population served: 4,110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

People in group quarters in Bastrop in 2010:

  • 300 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 220 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bastrop in 2000:

  • 220 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Bastrop (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Bastrop: The First National Bank Of Bastrop, Cedar Creek Branch, Downtown Branch, Highway 71 Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $411.9 mil, Deposits: $365.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bastrop Bancshares, Inc.
  • Frontier Bank of Texas: Bastrop Branch at 1500 Chestnut, branch established on 2010/04/19. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $118.9 mil, Deposits: $94.1 mil, headquarters in Elgin, TX, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Classic Bank, National Association: Branch at 493 Highway 71 W, branch established on 2009/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/16: Bank assets: $236.0 mil, Deposits: $205.3 mil, headquarters in Cameron, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cameron Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Bastrop Wal-Mart Branch at 488 Hwy 71 West, branch established on 2001/03/07. 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)
  • The Roscoe State Bank: Hunter's Cross at 710 Hwy 71, branch established on 2006/03/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $149.3 mil, Deposits: $127.9 mil, headquarters in Roscoe, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Roscoe Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bastrop Branch at 808 Main Street, branch established on 1909/02/09. 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
  • First State Bank: Bastrop Branch at 210 Highway 71 West, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/16: Bank assets: $272.7 mil, Deposits: $236.2 mil, headquarters in New Braunfels, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bankshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Bastrop Branch at 701 W. Highway 71, branch established on 2010/02/08. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Bastrop Branch at 499 Highway 71 West, branch established on 1995/08/30. 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 Bastrop:

Marital status in Bastrop, TX
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 16.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bastrop:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bastrop, TX (based on Bastrop County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,32075
Catholic8,7967
Mainline Protestant4,74118
Black Protestant1,3177
Other8872
None45,110-
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: 7
Bastrop County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Bastrop County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Bastrop County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Bastrop County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bastrop County:

9.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

28.8%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bastrop:

49.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Bastrop:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bastrop:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bastrop:

33.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bastrop, 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
Police Protection - Officers 20$86,981$52,1891$1,171
Streets and Highways 15$51,728$41,3820$0
Parks and Recreation 14$34,149$29,2710$0
Financial Administration 13$50,727$46,8251$1,395
Electric Power 9$34,711$46,2810$0
Local Libraries 9$27,826$37,1012$1,815
Water Supply 8$30,044$45,0660$0
Judicial and Legal 5$16,656$39,9741$1,069
Other and Unallocable 5$12,604$30,2500$0
Sewerage 4$16,249$48,7470$0
Police - Other 4$10,346$31,0380$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,477$81,9081$1,147
Totals for Government 109$392,498$43,2116$6,597

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,214,000 ($251.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,835,000 ($208.48)
    Water Utilities: $534,000 ($60.67)
    Electric Utilities: $403,000 ($45.79)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,815,000 ($660.65)
    Regular Highways: $2,323,000 ($263.92)
    Police Protection: $2,163,000 ($245.74)
    General - Other: $2,017,000 ($229.15)
    Water Utilities: $1,355,000 ($153.94)
    Sewerage: $1,192,000 ($135.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,063,000 ($120.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,055,000 ($119.86)
    Financial Administration: $763,000 ($86.68)
    Libraries: $609,000 ($69.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000 ($40.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $199,000 ($22.61)
    General Public Buildings: $144,000 ($16.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $33,000 ($3.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,336,000 ($151.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $71,000 ($8.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $83,000 ($9.43)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($8.18)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($7.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($2.27)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($2.27)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,653,000 ($528.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($9.77)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,408,000 ($159.96)
    Other: $400,000 ($45.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($4.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $35,000 ($3.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($2.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000 ($41.13)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($9.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($1.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $470,000 ($53.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $369,000 ($41.92)
    Interest Earnings: $356,000 ($40.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $99,000 ($11.25)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,611,000 ($751.08)
    Water Utilities: $2,142,000 ($243.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($2.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,083,000 ($463.87)
    Property: $3,860,000 ($438.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,214,000 ($251.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $405,000 ($46.01)
    Other License: $105,000 ($11.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,486,000 ($3917.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,016,000 ($3864.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,187,000 ($702.91)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,717,000 ($649.51)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,281,000 ($259.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,275,000 ($1394.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $721,000 ($81.91)

10.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Travis County, TX  4.67% ($43,875 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.90% ($59,465)
from Hays County, TX  0.39% ($50,000)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Travis County, TX  2.72% ($42,508 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.65% ($44,983)
to Hays County, TX  0.34% ($45,458)
Businesses in Bastrop, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
CVS1Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless3RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Sears1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Discount Tire1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx5T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS4
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
Jack In The Box2

Strongest AM radio stations in Bastrop:

  • 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.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bastrop:

  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KGSR (107.1 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLB (92.5 FM; ELGIN, TX; Owner: ELGIN FM 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)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KMHF (88.5 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)

TV broadcast stations around Bastrop:

  • KHPB-CA (Channel 16; BASTROP, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
Bastrop fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bastrop fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 725ft / 221mTotal length
  • $113,000Total costs
  • 450,070Total average daily traffic
  • 24,979Total average daily truck traffic
  • 637,060Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bastrop, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bastrop, TX
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$144,85523$132,59846$127,0477$71,07110$103,3773$74,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$123,0803$82,5834$111,5881$88,3101$160,6402$48,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$132,5332$142,85521$133,5424$40,9603$91,7732$84,515
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$143,0551$92,71013$145,5470$01$142,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$135,3300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,9001$241,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$167,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$149,850
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bastrop, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bastrop, TX - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 134. The highest number of fire incidents - 201 took place in 2005, and the least - 86 in 2016. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bastrop, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.0%), and Structure Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bastrop, TX
    • 1,27156.0%Outside Fires
    • 59926.4%Structure Fires
    • 35315.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 482.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bastrop, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bastrop, Texas:

  • Days Inn Bastrop, 4102 Hwy 71 E, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-1157, Fax: (512) 321-1158
  • Quality Inn Bastrop, 106 Hasler Blvd, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-3303
  • Super 8, 3110 Hwy 71 E, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-6000, Fax: (512) 321-2757
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 491 Agnes St, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-1900, Fax: (512) 321-2266
  • Best Western Pines Inn, 107 Hunters Crossing Blvd, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-0900, Fax: (512) 321-0901
  • Comfort Suites, 505 Agnes, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-3377, Fax: (512) 321-4767
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 240 Hasler Blvd, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-2898
  • Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd, Bastrop, Texas 78612 , Phone: (512) 308-1234, Fax: (512) 308-4720
  • Tropicana Motel, 103 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, Texas 78602 , Phone: (512) 321-2526, Fax: (512) 777-5040
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bastrop, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bastrop, TX
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bastrop, TX
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 35.9%Utility gas


Bastrop compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Bastrop on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
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