Buda, TX
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Buda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,705 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Buda is the 273rd largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Buda, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Buda, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Buda’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Buda does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $68,945.00.

Buda real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Buda house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Buda is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Buda is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buda who work in office and administrative support (15.46%), sales jobs (13.05%), and management occupations (11.13%).

Also of interest is that Buda has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Buda is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Buda’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Buda is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Buda, the average commute to work is 33.99 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Buda does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Buda 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: 37.68% of adults in Buda have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Buda in 2010 was $30,576, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,304 for a family of four. However, Buda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buda is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Buda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Buda residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Buda also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 43.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buda include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Buda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.