Buda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,449 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Buda is the 273rd 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 $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%).
Because of many things, Buda is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Buda a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Buda has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Buda’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Buda, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.03 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Buda doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Buda is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.75% 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 2010 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.