Dripping Springs is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,667 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dripping Springs is the 655th largest community in Texas.
Dripping Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Dripping Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Dripping Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dripping Springs is a city of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dripping Springs who work in maintenance occupations (16.57%), management occupations (10.58%), and sales jobs (9.08%).
A relatively large number of people in Dripping Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.68% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Dripping Springs 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, Dripping Springs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Dripping Springs 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.
The citizens of Dripping Springs are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.42% of adults in Dripping Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dripping Springs in 2010 was $36,080, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,320 for a family of four. However, Dripping Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dripping Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dripping Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dripping Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dripping Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dripping Springs include German, Irish, English, European, and Scots-Irish.
In addition, Dripping Springs has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.88%).
The most common language spoken in Dripping Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.