Buda is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,643 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Buda is the 191st largest community in Texas. Buda has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Buda, where the median household income is $87,571.00.
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.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Buda telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.53% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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 33.14 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Buda is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Buda. 54.49% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Buda in 2018 was $39,601, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,404 for a family of four.
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 29.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buda include German, English, Irish, Iraqi, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Buda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.