Live & Work
A vibrant community with a dynamic and expanding marketplace, Dripping Springs is the perfect location to live and work. Our community holds fast to its historic roots and hill country settings, while embracing a comprehensive growth plan to take us into a sustainable future.
The Dripping Springs population, within its city limit, is approximately 2,200 although its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is home to close to 35,000. Our retail trade area boasts an estimated population of more than 67,000. The projected average household income for 2016 in the defined retail trade area is $114,618.
The city offers an exceptional school system, with more than 90% of graduates matriculating to higher education. The residents of Dripping Springs are also highly educated with more than 60% of the population holding a bachelor’s degree or higher.
With a past centered in farming and ranching, Dripping Springs is now a growing suburban center and home to present-day settlers seeking the best that the Hill Country has to offer: clean air, clear water, good schools and a friendly hometown atmosphere. Only 25 miles west of Austin, the state capital, it is still the first stop for many travelers heading to the Hill Country. As we say, Dripping Springs…Gateway to the Hill Country – It All Starts Here!