Dripping Springs, Texas Population 2021

7,454
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Dripping Springs is a city located in Hays County Texas. With a 2020 population of 7,454, it is the 288th largest city in Texas and the 3807th largest city in the United States . Dripping Springs is currently growing at a rate of 13.27% annually and its population has increased by 316.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,788 in 2010. Dripping Springs reached it's highest population of 7,454 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Dripping Springs has a population density of 900 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dripping Springs is $116,213 with a poverty rate of 7.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,160 per month, and the median house value is $389,200. The median age in Dripping Springs is 37.9 years, 34.7 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Dripping Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 95.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dripping Springs, Texas is 7,454 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,835.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,788.

Dripping Springs, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,94795.82%
Two or More Races661.60%
Asian561.36%
Some Other Race290.70%
Black or African American210.51%
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Dripping Springs Population by Race

Dripping Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Dripping Springs Median Age

37.9


Total

34.7


Male

41.4


Female

Dripping Springs Adults

There are 3,147 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Dripping Springs.

Dripping Springs Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dripping Springs Sex Ratio

Female

2,196

53.31%

Male

1,923

46.69%

Dripping Springs Population by Age

Dripping Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dripping Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female34.9%65.1%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dripping Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3223.0567.5
Married6383.7382.4
Non Family3241.1664.8
Female2493.4834.9
Male1113.762.2

3.56

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Dripping Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1094.31%
9th to 12th Grade2339.21%
High School Graduate60323.82%
Some College54021.34%
Associates Degree752.96%
Bachelors Degree67626.71%
Graduate Degree29511.66%
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Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9121,827866
Hispanic54028551
Asian535343
Other Race261916
Black211910
2+ Races14148

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.13%.

Dripping Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,968$69,750$25,833
Less Than 9th Grade$16,094$25,144$15,612
High School Graduate$26,563$$24,423
Some College$31,607$55,556$25,547
Bachelors Degree$81,544$121,477$63,056
Graduate Degree$143,667$166,420$73,250

$41,968

Average Earnings

$69,750

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Dripping Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dripping Springs Language by Age

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Dripping Springs Language

82.55% of Dripping Springs residents speak only English, while 17.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.47% of the population.

Dripping Springs Language

Dripping Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9561996.73%
Hispanic96510510.88%
Other29931.03%
Multiple6669.09%
Black21628.57%

7.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.39%

Male Poverty Rate

8.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dripping Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dripping Springs is Other, with 31.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dripping Springs is White, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.53%.

Dripping Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.11%
High School9.88%
Some College7.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.42%

Dripping Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed4.78%
Male Employed0.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dripping Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dripping Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,000$116,213
Families$101,759$136,684
Married Families$131,500-
Non Families$28,289$45,582
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Income by Household Type

Dripping Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dripping Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Dripping Springs 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 45-54.

Dripping Springs Marital Status by Race

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Dripping Springs Marital Status

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344

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
Second Gulf War82
First Gulf War71
Korea39
World War II

Dripping Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54111
65 to 7489
18 to 3451
75+50
55 to 6443

Dripping Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32110.71%
Hispanic121.72%
Asian916.98%
Black838.10%
2+ Races612.00%

Dripping Springs Veterans by Race

Dripping Springs Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dripping Springs Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Dripping Springs Employment by Age

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Dripping Springs Employment by Race

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Dripping Springs 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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60.77%

Born in Dripping Springs

92.30%

Native Born

7.70%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.30% of Dripping Springs residents were born in the United States, with 60.77% having been born in Texas. 5.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dripping Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,45487313.27%
20206,58187315.29%
20195,70887318.06%
20184,83578619.41%
20174,04974422.51%
20163,30563623.83%
20152,66925510.56%
20142,4141376.02%
20132,277200.89%
20122,257492.22%
20112,20870.32%
20102,2010.00%

Dripping Springs Population by Year