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Bear Creek, Texas
Village
Location of Bear Creek, Texas
Location of Bear Creek, Texas
Hays County BearCreek.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Hays
Area
 • Total 1.14 sq mi (2.96 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (2.96 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
991 ft (302 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 382
 • Estimate 
(2019)
480
 • Density 420.68/sq mi (162.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-06242
GNIS feature ID 1802731

Bear Creek is a village in Hays County, Texas, United States. The population was 382 at the 2010 census.

History

The Village was established in November 1997.

Geography

Bear Creek is located at 30°10′55″N 97°55′58″W / 30.18194°N 97.93278°W / 30.18194; -97.93278 (30.182024, -97.932738), 13 miles (21 km) southwest of downtown Austin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 360
2010 382 6.1%
2019 (est.) 480 25.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 360 people, 118 households, and 98 families residing in the village. The population density was 312.6 people per square mile (120.9/km2). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 105.1/sq mi (40.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.11% White, 1.39% African American, 1.39% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.00% of the population.

There were 118 households, out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 8.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $78,691, and the median income for a family was $90,255. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $33,059. About 2.6% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education

The village of Bear Creek is served by the Dripping Springs Independent School District.

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