Dripping Springs is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,708 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dripping Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dripping Springs is a city of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dripping Springs who work in maintenance occupations (15.37%), management occupations (10.82%), and sales jobs (9.09%).
Of important note, Dripping Springs is also a city of artists. Dripping Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dripping Springs’s character.
Overall, Dripping Springs’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The population of Dripping Springs 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: 38.36% of adults in Dripping Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dripping Springs in 2018 was $39,886, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,544 for a family of four. However, Dripping Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dripping Springs is a very 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 23.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dripping Springs include German, Irish, European, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Dripping Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.