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Brushy Creek, Texas
Location of Brushy Creek, Texas
Location of Brushy Creek, Texas
Williamson County BrushyCreek.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Williamson
 • Total 7.0 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Land 6.93 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
827 ft (252 m)
 • Total 21,764
 • Density 3,109/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-10897
GNIS feature ID 1867542

Brushy Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Williamson County, Texas, United States. The population was 21,764 at the 2010 census.


Brushy Creek is located at 30°30′39″N 97°44′05″W / 30.510970°N 97.734697°W / 30.510970; -97.734697 (30.510970, -97.734697), just west of Round Rock along the shore of Brushy Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2000, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km2), all of it land. Prior to the 2010 census, the CDP had parts annexed to the cities of Austin and Round Rock and lost additional area, reducing its total area of 7.0 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.93 square miles (17.9 km2) of it is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 5,833
2000 15,371 163.5%
2010 21,764 41.6%

As of the census of 2000, there were 15,371 people, 4,805 households, and 4,252 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,764.8 people per square mile (681.4/km2). There were 4,919 housing units at an average density of 564.8/sq mi (218.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.95% White, 4.08% African American, 0.27% Native American, 6.81% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.71% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.23% of the population.

There were 4,805 households, out of which 57.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 8.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 35.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 39.1% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $84,472, and the median income for a family was $85,370 (these figures had risen to $107,465 and $113,523 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $60,409 versus $39,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,129. About 1.2% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

Nearby localities

The following diagram represents localities within a 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) radius of Brushy Creek.

Neighboring localities
Brushy CreekBrushy Creek
Locality with 8953 inhabitants (2000). Anderson Mill (9 km)
Locality with 26049 inhabitants (2000). Cedar Park (9 km)
Locality with 15813 inhabitants (2000). Jollyville (7 km)
Locality with 61136 inhabitants (2000). Round Rock (6 km)
Locality with 11271 inhabitants (2000). Wells Branch (9 km)
Locality with 6868 inhabitants (2000). Windemere (10 km)


Much of the CDP is in the Round Rock Independent School District while some portions are in the Leander Independent School District.

Elementary schools serving RRISD sections of Brushy Creek include Brushy Creek, Fern Bluff, Great Oaks, Old Town, and Sommer. Middle schools serving RRISD sections include Cedar Valley, Chisholm Trail, Pearson Ranch, and James Garland Walsh. Some RRISD portions are zoned to Round Rock High School and others are zoned to McNeil High School.

Leander ISD sections are zoned to Akin Elementary School, Stiles Middle School, and Vista Ridge High School.

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