Buda is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,461 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.
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Buda really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Buda perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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.
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.
The population of Buda is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 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 German, Irish, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Buda is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,399|
|BUDA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.58%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.42%|
|TYPE OF BUDA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||88.86%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.94%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.82%|
|SIZE OF BUDA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.83%|
|AGE OF BUDA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||69.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||23.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.98%|
|BUDA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$280,431|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,385|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $72,000||2.25%|
|$72,001 - $143,000||1.61%|
|$143,001 - $287,000||55.07%|
|$287,001 - $430,000||36.69%|
|$430,001 - $574,000||3.33%|
|$574,001 - $717,000||0.00%|
|$717,001 - $1,076,000||0.00%|
|$1,076,001 - $1,434,000||0.67%|
|PEOPLE OF BUDA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||10.00%|
|5 TO 17||23.05%|
|18 TO 24||6.62%|
|25 TO 34||15.91%|
|35 TO 54||27.10%|
|55 TO 64||9.41%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.91%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.17%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$69,685|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,588|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.92%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.47%)
Public Service (12.77%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.24%)
Information Technology (3.60%)
Real estate (3.00%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.53%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.52%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.44%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||38.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.28%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.66%)
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