Buda, TX

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Population

13,253

11% growth

Poverty Rate

2.4%


Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$79,821

10.8% growth

Number of Employees

7,472

23.6% growth

Median Property Value

$218,500

8.44% growth

About

In 2017, Buda, TX had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $79,821. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Buda, TX grew from 11,936 to 13,253, a 11% increase and its median household income grew from $72,020 to $79,821, a 10.8% increase.

The population of Buda, TX is 60.1% White Alone, 31.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.83% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Buda, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Buda, TX is $218,500, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Buda, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Buda, TX is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. Bridge in Austin, Texas, is a through-arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway."

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Buda, TX employs 7.47k people. The largest industries in Buda, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (969 people), and Retail Trade (919 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($84,244), Manufacturing ($66,004), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,987).

Median household income in Buda, TX is $79,821. Males in Buda, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Buda, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,821

2017 value

± $9,948

10.8%

1 Year Growth

± 15.4%

Households in Buda, TX have a median annual income of $79,821, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,020 in 2016, which represents a 10.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Buda, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Buda, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Buda, TX (318 out of 13.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    226 ± 149

  2. Hispanic

    127 ± 136

  3. Asian

    48 ± 107

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Buda, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.47k

2017 Value

± 869

23.6%

1 Year growth

± 13.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Buda, TX grew at a rate of 23.6%, from 6.04k employees to 7.47k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Buda, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,137 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (812 people), and Management Occupations (791 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Buda, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Buda, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,137 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (812 people), and Management Occupations (791 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Buda, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.05 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.68 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Buda, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($84,085), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,866), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($76,989).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.47k

2017 Value

± 869

23.6%

1 Year growth

± 13.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Buda, TX grew at a rate of 23.6%, from 6.04k employees to 7.47k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Buda, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (969 people), and Retail Trade (919 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Buda, TX, though some of these residents may live in Buda, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Buda, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,034 people), Educational Services (969 people), and Retail Trade (919 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Buda, TX has an unusually high number of Information (2.54 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.69 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Buda, TX, by median earnings, are Information ($84,244), Manufacturing ($66,004), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,987).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.4% of the population of Buda, TX has health coverage, with 68% on employee plans, 6.9% on Medicaid, 5.5% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Buda, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Buda, TX see 2404 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.75% decrease from the previous year (2606 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1142 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,404 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hays County, TX see an average of 2,404 patients per year. This represents a 7.75% decrease from the previous year (2,606 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hays County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.56%

Uninsured

68%

Employer Coverage

6.9%

Medicaid

5.5%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Buda, TX grew by 13.8% from 5.76% to 6.56%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Buda, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Buda, TX is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.03% of Buda, TX residents were born outside of the country (799 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Buda, TX is composed of 7.96k White Alone residents (60.1%), 4.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (31.9%), 507 Black or African American Alone residents (3.83%), 298 Asian Alone residents (2.25%), 241 Two or More Races residents (1.82%), 21 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.158%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Buda, TX was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Buda, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Buda, TX residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

799 people

3.54%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

423 people

As of 2017, 6.03% of Buda, TX residents (799 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Buda, TX was 3.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Buda, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Buda, TX was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.96k ± 909

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.23k ± 1.01k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    507 ± 421

In 2017, there were 1.88 times more White Alone residents (7.96k people) in Buda, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.23k Hispanic or Latino and 507 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Buda, TX as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    380 ± 193

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    246 ± 127

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    138 ± 88

Buda, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Buda, TX was $218,500 in 2017, which is 0.951 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $201,500 to $218,500, a 8.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Buda, TX is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Buda, TX have an average commute time of 33.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Buda, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$218,500

2017 Median

± $10,965

$201,500

2016 Median

± $13,060

In 2017, the median property value in Buda, TX grew to to $218,500 from the previous year's value of $201,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Buda, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buda, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$79,821

Median Household Income

± $9,948

4.71k

Number of Households

± 637

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.71k households in Buda, TX grew to $79,821 from the previous year's value of $72,020.

The following chart displays the households in Buda, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Buda, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Buda, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%

2017 Homeownership

75.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.5% of the housing units in Buda, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Buda, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Buda, TX have a longer commute time (33.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.78% of the workforce in Buda, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.16%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.25%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Buda, TX was Drove Alone (84.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.16%) and those who Worked At Home (5.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Buda, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Buda, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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