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Bastrop County at a glance

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Population

2009 75,367

Growth 2000-2009 31%

2014 85,580

Growth 2009-14 14%

Gender

Male 51%

Female 49%

Race/ethnicity*

White/Non-Hispanic 60%

Hispanic 29%

African American/

Non-Hispanic 8%

Asian/Non-Hispanic 1%

Other/Non-Hispanic 1%

Two or more races 1%

Age

Average 36.3

Marital status (age 15+)

Married 62%

Single, never married 20%

Widowed or divorced 18%

Education (age 25+)

Less than a

high school diploma 24%

High school graduate 31%

Some college 23%

Associate degree 5%

Bachelor's degree

or more 17%

Households

Population per

household 2.9

Average household

income $62,762

Owner-occupied 80%

Renter-occupied 20%

Households

with children 36%

Median home

value $113,101

* Percentages may not add up to 100 percent because of rounding.

Source: Nielsen Claritas 2009 (a national leader in demographic analysis and projections.)