Bastrop, Texas 

3 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

8,164

+16.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$49,230

Median Home Price

$219,600

Best Places to Live in Bastrop, Texas

Capital city/College town - West-central Texas northwest of San Antonio. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Bastrop, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Economy
-Entertainment
Cons
-Summer heat
-Cost of housing
-Growth and sprawl

Local Listings in Bastrop
 $295,000 
223 Makaha Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1900 SqFt
 $312,500 
166 Kahana Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1980 SqFt
 $147,000 
107 Orozco Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1200 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Austin-Round Rock Metro Area

The Austin area continues to be regarded by most as the best choice in Texas, with a balance of a strong economy, good education, attractive housing, a relatively pleasant climate, and plenty to do. Highlights include the University of Texas, an important music scene, and a large high-tech industry, including Dell, Inc. in Round Rock, 20 miles north. The 50,000-student university is located on a large campus north of downtown. The walkable downtown preserves a small-town Texas feel and is packed with nightclubs and music venues, including the famous “Drag” and the Warehouse District. Music is mostly rock ’n’ roll, “hard” country, and blues.


Best Neighborhoods In Bastrop, Texas: Download the BestPlaces App

QUICK FACTS

City: Bastrop
Zip Codes: 78602
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bastrop is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bastrop jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bastrop's cost of living is 1.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bastrop's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Bastrop, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bastrop county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bastrop's population is 8,164 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bastrop is $219,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Bastrop public schools spend $9,575 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Bastrop. More Education


Best Places to Live in Bastrop Rankings


Housing Market in Bastrop

It's a good time to buy in Bastrop. Home Appreciation is up 11.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Bastrop Real Estate

The median home price in Bastrop is $219,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

Reviews for Bastrop   3 Reviews
Bastrop - 7/24/2012
Great town, close to... Read More

Start Your Review of Bastrop


Close to a city, yet quiet - 5/8/2009
I love Bastrop! Yes there isn't a lot to do but the city of Austin is only 15 min away! It is full of open land and green pastures. I enjoy the country like setting... Read More

Spare Yourself The Misery - 6/12/2006
Don't make the mistake my parents and I did of moving here. Not only is there not anything even remotely interesting to do within the immediate area, but the climate,... Read More


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Bastrop, Texas to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF BASTROP, TEXAS
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Bastrop,Texas Map
ZIP CODES IN BASTROP, TEXAS
78602

PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

Try Now

NEW LISTINGS IN BASTROP
$295,000
223 Makaha Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$312,500
166 Kahana Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$147,000
107 Orozco Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$214,000
106 Paia Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$311,900
228 Indian Oak Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$487,900
136 Sam Houston Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$227,000
111 E Magnum Trl W
Bed 4 | Bath 2

Join BestPlaces