Bastrop is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 10,434 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Bastrop is the 255th largest community in Texas.
Bastrop real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Bastrop house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
As is often the case in a small city, Bastrop doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Bastrop is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.00% of adults in Bastrop have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bastrop in 2018 was $34,410, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,640 for a family of four. However, Bastrop contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bastrop is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bastrop home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bastrop residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bastrop also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bastrop include German, English, Irish, Lebanese, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Bastrop is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.