Buda, Texas Population 2021

17,922
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Buda is a city located in Hays County Texas. With a 2020 population of 17,922, it is the 155th largest city in Texas and the 2029th largest city in the United States . Buda is currently growing at a rate of 2.92% annually and its population has increased by 145.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,295 in 2010. Buda reached it's highest population of 17,922 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Buda has a population density of 2,877 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buda is $98,691 with a poverty rate of 3.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,394 per month, and the median house value is $257,800. The median age in Buda is 32.3 years, 30.5 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Buda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buda was:

  • White: 88.99%
  • Black or African American: 4.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buda, Texas is 17,922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,398.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,295.

Buda, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,85188.99%
Black or African American7644.91%
Two or More Races5593.59%
Some Other Race2061.32%
Asian1851.19%
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Buda Population by Race

Buda Population Pyramid $2021

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Buda Median Age

32.3


Total

30.5


Male

33


Female

Buda Adults

There are 10,663 adults, (1,082 of whom are seniors) in Buda.

Buda Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buda Sex Ratio

Female

8,270

53.13%

Male

7,295

46.87%

Buda Population by Age

Buda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female48.5%51.5%
Male0%100%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1173.0466.7
Married3,4693.5373.7
Non Family1,0401.4755.2
Female5832.9948.5
Male252.60

3.39

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Buda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.16%
9th to 12th Grade1441.56%
High School Graduate2,06322.29%
Some College1,84419.92%
Associates Degree6316.82%
Bachelors Degree3,24935.10%
Graduate Degree1,31014.15%
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Buda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6295,5373,267
Hispanic3,0342,9671,159
2+ Races33433468
Black247247
Other Race14014088
Asian111111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Buda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,157$64,525$35,754
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,938$60,677$23,384
Some College$33,016$43,969$30,856
Bachelors Degree$54,924$76,793$40,600
Graduate Degree$63,548$77,619$62,826

$47,157

Average Earnings

$64,525

Average Male

$35,754

Average Female

Buda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buda Language by Age

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Buda Language

77.18% of Buda residents speak only English, while 22.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.79% of the population.

Buda Language

Buda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1572963.23%
Hispanic5,1011482.90%
Black764486.28%
Other2062210.68%

3.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.47%

Male Poverty Rate

3.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buda is Other, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buda is Hispanic, with 2.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.98%.

Buda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College6.06%
High School3.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Buda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.83%
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Employed2.69%
Female Employed1.96%

Buda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,688$98,691
Families$96,635$107,340
Married Families$102,883-
Non Families$57,308$58,585
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Income by Household Type

Buda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buda Married by Age and Sex

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Buda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buda Marital Status by Race

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Buda Marital Status

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818

Number of Veterans

806

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War339
Vietnam284
Second Gulf War258
Korea25
World War II

Buda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54402
65 to 74198
75+81
55 to 6477
18 to 3460

Buda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7698.01%
Hispanic601.72%
2+ Races4912.83%

Buda Veterans by Race

Buda Veterans by Education

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2.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buda Veterans by Education

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76.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Buda Employment by Age

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Buda Employment by Race

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Buda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.99%

Born in Buda

89.80%

Native Born

10.20%

Foreign Born

8.27%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.80% of Buda residents were born in the United States, with 67.99% having been born in Texas. 8.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Buda Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,9225082.92%
202017,4145083.00%
201916,9065083.10%
201816,3983111.93%
201716,0871,2368.32%
201614,8511,2929.53%
201513,5592,24619.85%
201411,3131,27512.70%
201310,0387758.37%
20129,2637008.17%
20118,5631,08514.51%
20107,4780.00%

Buda Population by Year