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Buda is a city in Hays County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area.

The community name is believed to derive from Spanish for "widow," possibly referring to two women who prepared meals at a local eatery

The latitude of Buda is 30.085N. The longitude is -97.84W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,745.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$54,135
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buda demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Do Pray
· Du Pre
· Du Pree
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "The Newton Boys"
Local festivals include:
  • Country Fair & Wiener Dog Races - April 28-29, 2007
  • Fine Arts Festival - Oct. 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Buda web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: BYOU-da

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Buda demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hays County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Austin-Round Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78640 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Buda residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buda was $22,167, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Buda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Buda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,066.


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Libraries in Buda include Buda Public Library ... View libraries

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Hays County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buda political report.

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The average commute time for Buda workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Buda include Best Value Inn, Best Western Southgate Inn And.

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