Bastrop, TX Population

Population: 5,340. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,297 (+36.6% change)
Males: 2,629 (49.2%), Females: 2,711 (50.8%)

Bastrop County

Zip code: 78602

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $40,212
Median house value: $103,300

Races in Bastrop:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.8%)
  • Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Black (17.0%)
  • Other race (7.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.9%), English (9.4%), Irish (7.4%), United States (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Arab (1.8%).

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bastrop

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bastrop city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

3.5% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,190 (+28.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bastrop:

  • SMITHVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX)
  • SUMMIT INSTITUTE OF AUSTIN INC (about 29 miles; AUSTIN, TX)
  • AUSTIN STATE HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; AUSTIN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bastrop:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 25 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 72 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 72 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bastrop:

  • SMITHVILLE CRAWFORD MUNI (about 13 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 84R)
  • GIDDINGS-LEE COUNTY (about 25 miles; GIDDINGS, TX; Abbreviation: 62H)
  • BIRD’S NEST (about 26 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: 6R4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bastrop:

  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 32 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 64 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 68 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 68 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high schools in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP H S (Students: 2,042; Location: 1614 CHAMBERS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GENESIS H S (Students: 58; Location: 1200 CEDAR ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP NAZARENE CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 100; Location: ROUTE 3 BOX 265J; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bastrop:

  • EMILE ELEMENTARY (Students: 821; Location: 1500 EMILE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MINA ELEMENTARY (Students: 802; Location: 1203 HILL ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • BASTROP MIDDLE (Students: 646; Location: 709 OLD AUSTIN HWY; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BASTROP INTERMEDIATE (Students: 606; Location: 509 OLD AUSTIN HWY; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • GATEWAY SCH (Students: 49; Location: 1019 LOVERS LN; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • BASTROP COUNTY JUVENILE BOOT CAMP (Location: 599 COOL WATER DR; Grades: 04 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $252,695; Location: 1100 CHURCH ST; 24,938 books; 1,512 audio materials; 915 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

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