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Driftwood, TX

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Driftwood Profile


Overview

Driftwood is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 106 people and just one neighborhood, Driftwood is the 1041st largest community in Texas.

Driftwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Driftwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Driftwood is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Driftwood is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Driftwood who work in management occupations (42.35%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and healthcare (11.76%).

Of important note, Driftwood is also a town of artists. Driftwood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Driftwood’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Driftwood is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Driftwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Driftwood 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Driftwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Driftwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Driftwood spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.97 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Driftwood is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Driftwood Demographics

In terms of college education, Driftwood is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.76% of adults in Driftwood have a college degree.

The per capita income in Driftwood in 2018 was $49,171, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,684 for a family of four.

The people who call Driftwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Driftwood residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Driftwood include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, English, and Yugoslavian.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Driftwood, TX HOMES

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TYPE OF Driftwood, TX HOMES

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SIZE OF Driftwood, TX HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Driftwood VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 26.8
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Dripping Springs Elementary School
29400 Ranch Rd 12
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
PK-05
Dripping Springs H S School
940 W Hwy 290
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
09-12
Dripping Springs Middle School
111 Tiger Ln
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
06-08
Walnut Springs Elementary School
300 Sportsplex Dr
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
PK-05
Sycamore Springs Elementary School
14451 Sawyer Ranch Rd
Austin, TX 78737
PK-05
Sycamore Springs Middle School
14451 Sawyer Ranch Rd
Austin, TX 78737
06-08
Elementary School #5
Darden Hill Rd
Driftwood, TX 78619
M-M
Jack C Hays H S School
4800 Jack C Hays Trl
Buda, TX 78610
09-12
Eric Dahlstrom Middle School
3600 F M 967
Buda, TX 78610
06-08
Carpenter Hill Elementary School
4410 Rr 967
Buda, TX 78610
PK-05
Pathfinder Camp School
20800 Fm 150 W
Driftwood, TX 78619
05-10
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

HAYS CISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.6% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.2% 56.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 4.0%

Educational Expenditures

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DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.8% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 56.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 4.0%

Educational Expenditures

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