Dripping Springs, Texas Population 2024

9,003

Dripping Springs is a city located in Blanco County, Hays County, and Travis County Texas. Dripping Springs has a 2024 population of 9,003. Dripping Springs is currently growing at a rate of 12.12% annually and its population has increased by 76.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,111 in 2020.

The average household income in Dripping Springs is $144,835 with a poverty rate of 3.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dripping Springs is 36.6 years, 36.2 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Dripping Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 88.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.97%
  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,021.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
76.15% (3,892)
The current population of Dripping Springs, Texas is 9,003 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,111.

Dripping Springs, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,83788.03%
Two or more races2734.97%
Asian2584.7%
Black or African American631.15%
Native American400.73%
Other race240.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dripping Springs Population by Race

Dripping Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Dripping Springs Median Age

36.6

Total

36.2

Male

37.2

Female

Dripping Springs Adults

There are 3,772 adults, (945 of whom are seniors) in Dripping Springs.

Dripping Springs Age Dependency

94.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dripping Springs Sex Ratio

Female2,67848.74%
Male2,81751.26%

Dripping Springs Population by Age

Dripping Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0442.6555.444.6
Married9843.457723
Non Family5791.0945.654.4
Male3622.861189
Female1192.9458.841.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dripping Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade270.81%
9th to 12th Grade902.7%
High School Graduate36911.08%
Some College72321.71%
Associates Degree1183.54%
Bachelors Degree1,45643.71%
Graduate Degree54816.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,8252,7511,763
Hispanic26622368
2+ Races16415878
Asian12612677
Black343424
Native American292929
Other Race999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$87,014$102,737$54,663
Less Than 9th Grade$18,043$0$18,043
High School Graduate$37,672$74,265$29,324
Some College$52,875$0$0
Bachelors Degree$101,667$103,673$69,145
Graduate Degree$93,047$0$83,125

$87,014

Average Earnings

$102,737

Average Male

$54,663

Average Female

Dripping Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dripping Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dripping Springs Language

92.78% of Dripping Springs residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Dripping Springs Language

Dripping Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4371483.34%
Hispanic541122.22%
Multiple26783%

3.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.07%

Male Poverty Rate

4.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dripping Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dripping Springs is White, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dripping Springs is Hispanic, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.28%.

Dripping Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.49%
High School14%
Some College8.4%
Bachelors or Greater0.8%

Dripping Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.29%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Dripping Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dripping Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$104,141$144,835
Families$121,985$170,466
Married Families$176,935$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,512$73,573

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dripping Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dripping Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dripping Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dripping Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dripping Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

285

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam129
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War39
Korea32
World War II21

Dripping Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+103
65 to 7484
35 to 5465
18 to 3417
55 to 6416

Dripping Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2226.53%
Hispanic7522.46%
2+ Races5231.71%
Black823.53%
Asian32.17%

Dripping Springs Veterans by Race

Dripping Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dripping Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dripping Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dripping Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dripping Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.9%

Born in Dripping Springs

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

2.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Dripping Springs residents were born in the United States, with 52.9% having been born in Texas. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dripping Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,8689737.55%
202812,8959738.16%
202711,9229738.89%
202610,9499739.75%
20259,97697310.81%
20249,00397312.12%
20238,03097313.79%
20227,0571,01416.78%
20216,04393218.24%
20205,111-602-10.54%
20195,71386017.72%
20184,85378819.38%
20174,06574822.55%
20163,31763723.77%
20152,68025610.56%
20142,4241396.08%
20132,285210.93%
20122,264462.07%
20112,21890.41%
20102,20900%

Dripping Springs Population by Year