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Niederwald, Texas
Location of Niederwald, Texas
Location of Niederwald, Texas
Hays County Niederwald.svg
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Hays, Caldwell
 • Total 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
561 ft (171 m)
 • Total 565
 • Density 154/sq mi (59.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-51492
GNIS feature ID 1342596

Niederwald is a city in Caldwell and Hays counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 565 at the 2010 census.


Niederwald is located in eastern Hays County and northern Caldwell County at 30°0′23″N 97°45′0″W / 30.00639°N 97.75000°W / 30.00639; -97.75000 (30.006397, -97.750056). Texas State Highway 21 is the main road, leading southwest 15 miles (24 km) to San Marcos and east 26 miles (42 km) to Bastrop. Austin is 24 miles (39 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.5 km2). None of the area is covered with water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 233
2000 584 150.6%
2010 565 −3.3%
Est. 2015 565 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 584 people.192 households, and 158 families residing in the city. The population density was 196.8 people per square mile (75.9/km²). There were 199 housing units at an average density of 67.1 per square mile (25.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 75.17% White, 3.94% African American, 1.54% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 16.44% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.19% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 10.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,375 and the median income for a family was $61,750. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $26,932 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,236. None of the families and 1.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 2.5% of those over 64.

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