Buda, TX
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Living in Buda


Buda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,906 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Buda is the 273rd largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Buda was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Buda economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Buda, where the median household income is $84,011.00.

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 86.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Buda is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Buda who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (11.56%), and management occupations (11.08%).

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 36.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Buda doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Buda ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Buda, 47.75% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Buda in 2018 was $34,337, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,348 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 Black or African-American. Buda also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buda include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Czech.

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