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 $69,685.00.

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 86.68% 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 management occupations (14.28%), sales jobs (14.09%), and office and administrative support (13.96%).

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.

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Buda, the average commute to work is 33.29 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 education level of Buda citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.09% of adults in Buda have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Buda in 2010 was $31,588, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,352 for a family of four. However, Buda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Buda is a somewhat 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 38.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Buda include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

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