Buda, TX

Buda profile

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 $89,688.00.

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 87.95% 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 (16.72%), management occupations (11.89%), and sales jobs (11.58%).

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.

In Buda, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.63 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.

Buda is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.25% of adults in Buda have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Buda in 2018 was $32,986, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,944 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 32.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buda include German, Irish, English, Iraqi, and African.

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