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Community Profile

Community Profile

 

Location

On Hwy. 290 at Ranch Road 12
City of Dripping Springs, County of Hays, State of Texas

Miles to Nearby Texas Cities

Austin
Wimberley
Blanco
Johnson City
San Marcos
Fredericksburg
San Antonio
23
15
24
24
30
54
78

 

Climate Averages

Annual Low
Annual High
January Low
August High
Precipitation
Elevation
Average Humidity
55.6 F
77.3 F
38 F
94 F
35.77 inches
1148 feet
78%

 

Population

2016 Retail Trade Area (estimated)
2010 Census
Average Household Income
Average Age
67,677
1788 (City Limits); 30,000 (extraterritorial jurisdiction)
$114,618.00
41.6


Schools

Public Schools
Dripping Springs Independent School District
*5,098 Students (2013-2014)
*319 High school graduates (2013)
*Annual budget of 34,558,024 (2013-2014)
*Tax Rate of $1.49

 

Charter School
1 within 15 miles

 

Private/Homeschool
6 private schools in area
Homeschool Group in area

 

Universities/Colleges/Trade Schools
13 within 30 miles

 

 

Community

Accommodations
*1 Hotel (2 more to be built in 2016/2017)
*1 Motel
*30+ Bed & Breakfasts/Vacation Rentals

 

Churches
Event/Conference Venues
Financial Institutions
Galleries & Antiques
Museums
Farmers Market
Parks
Library
Restaurants
Wineries
Breweries & Brewpubs
Distilleries
Zoo
25
30+
9
8
1
1
*6 City  *4 County/State
1
30+
8
7
5
1

 

 Government

City
Type A General Law City
*Planning & Zoning Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Founders Day Commission, Farmers Market Association
*Signage, Subdivision, Site Development & Water Quality Regulation

 

Police
Hays County Constable
Hays County Sheriff

 

Fire
EMS
Hays County Emergency Services District #6
Hays County Emergency Services District #1

 

Transportation

Highways
Highway 290
Ranch Road 12
FM 1826
22 Miles to IH-35 @ Hwy. 290/71
18 Miles to Hwy. 281

 

Air
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (28 Miles)
*9,000 and 12,500 foot runways
*Tower, lights and terminal
*Air Cargo
*Commercial Carriers – Aeromar, AirTran Airways, Alaska, Allegiant Air, American, British Airways, Delta Air, Fronteir, JetBlue, Southwest, United, US Airways, Virgin America

 

Parcel
Goin’ Postal* (FedEx, DHL, Private Mailboxes), UPS, US Postal Service, Federal Express, Lone Star Overnight

 

Utilities

Electricity
Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.

 

Water/Wastewater
City of Dripping Springs
Dripping Springs Water Supply Corporation
Severn Trent Services (Highpointe)
Hays-Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (Private Wells)
Severn Trent Services (WCID #1 & #2, MUD #4 and MUD #5)
West Travis County Public Utility Agency

 

 

Telephone/Internet/Cable
Time Warner Cable
AT & T
Frontier Communications
TexasData (internet)

 

Waste Removal
RECON
Riata Disposal
Vaquero (within City limits)

 Taxes

City of Dripping Springs
Ad valorum Tax Rate    0.15/$100
Sales Tax    8.2500
Bond Rating    AAA-

 

DSISD
1.4900

 

 

* designates a Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce Investor

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