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Dripping Springs, TX has a population of 2,407 and is the 10,042nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 376 per sq mi which is 288% higher than the Texas average and 315% higher than the national average. The median age in Dripping Springs is 38, which is approximately 12% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Dripping Springs, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 30% speak Spanish. 60% of Dripping Springs residents were born in Texas, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
- The average age in the city is 12% higher than Texas
- 66% of the population is Caucasian
- 54% of the population is African-American
- 54% of the population is Asian
Cost of Living
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In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
- The cost of living in Dripping Springs is 22% higher than the Texas average.
- The cost of living in Dripping Springs is 11% higher than the national average.
- The cost of housing in Dripping Springs is 47% higher than the national average.
- Southwest Farmers Market
- DS Valero
- Hamilton Market
- Highway 290 General Store
- Dollar Store
- Circle K
- Navidad Farms Pecans Candies & Gifts
- Mom’s Food Mart
- Whole Foods Market
- Brookshire Brothers
- Paleface Grocery
- Market At Barton Creek And Cafe
- Thom’s Market
- Pedernales Electric Cooperative
- Texas Gas Service company
- Santanna Energy Services
- Dripping Springs Water Supply Corporation
- Wastewater Service – The City of Dripping Springs
Trash Service/Garbage Collection Company
- Hays County Transfer Station
- Citizen Collection Station
- Waste Connections
- Spectrum Cable TV & Internet
- Texas Data
- Concierge Broadband
- Off Leash TV
- Northland Communications
- Austin Cabling Systems
- RR12 Networks LLC
- AT&T Store
- Metro by T-Mobile
- Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer
- Mazama Coffee Co
- Caprock Wireless
The city is served by the Dripping Springs Independent School District. It features a single high school, a couple of middle schools and four elementary schools. The area is also serve by the Pinnacle Campus of Austin Community College.
Places of Worship
Here are some of the places of worship in the city:
- Church of Christ
- Church of the Holy Spirit
- Church of the Springs
- Dripping Springs Presbyterian Church
- First Baptist Church
- Gateway Hill Country Church Austin
- Holy Spirit Episcopal Church
- Saint Martin De Porres Church
- Sunset Canyon Baptist Church
Here are the top employers in the city:
- The Home Depot
- L2 Consulting Services
- Dripping Springs Independent School District
Restaurants & Nightlife
Creek Road Café — Situated in a repurposed home, it is a nice restaurant that is perfect for weddings and other events. Do try the excellent crab cakes, champagne chicken and Trautwein Sautéed Shrimp. The onion grilled chicken pasta and the Miso Marinated Salmon are all delicious.
Epicurious – Your visit to Dripping Springs is not complete without a stop at Epicurious. They have excellent 5-star service. The wine and cheese selections are amazing. They educate people on different wines from different countries so feel free to relax and enjoy the wine. Do try the amazing linguine shrimp and the ever-reliable mac and cheese. They also have a very tasty Cioppino shellfish dish that is absolutely amazing. The salmon is totally divine and literally flakes off your fork and releasing small pockets of steam. For desert do try the delicious crème brulee and honey crumble.
Tillie’s – They offer nice al fresco meals (blankets available if cold weather), The restaurant dining section is quite stunning and made of ancient carved beams imported from Vietnam. The gorgeous Spanish tiles will take your breath away. The ribeye is absolutely amazing and the cocktails are superb.
Fun Things to Do in Dripping Springs
Hamilton Pool – Situated in a 234 acre nature preserve, the Hamilton Pool is definitely one of the best swimming holes in the state of Texas. Feel free to bring a picnic basket, spread out some towels on the small beach area or simply get lost and wander the surrounding trails.
Historic District Shopping – When in Dripping Springs, shop in the Historic District , which features a charming collection of retail shops along Mercer Street and Old Fitzhugh Road.
Mercer Street Dance Hall – Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away to the finest honky tonk bands in Texas. Located four miles downtown Dripping Springs you can enjoy music and dancing all and lots of fun. They also offer two-stepping lessons every Saturday night for the uninitiated.
Dripping Springs truly is a great place to live. If you’d like to talk to us about building your custom home here in Dripping Springs, Texas give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.