Brushy Creek, Williamson County, Texas

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Brushy Creek, Texas
Location of Brushy Creek, Texas
Location of Brushy Creek, Texas
Williamson County BrushyCreek.svg
Coordinates: 30°30′39″N 97°44′5″W / 30.51083°N 97.73472°W / 30.51083; -97.73472Coordinates: 30°30′39″N 97°44′5″W / 30.51083°N 97.73472°W / 30.51083; -97.73472
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyWilliamson
Area
 • Total7.0 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Land6.93 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
827 ft (252 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total21,764
 • Density3,100/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78717
Area code(s)512
FIPS code48-10897[1]
GNIS feature ID1867542[2]

Brushy Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Williamson County, Texas, United States. The population was 21,764 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Brushy Creek is located at 30°30′39″N 97°44′05″W / 30.510970°N 97.734697°W / 30.510970; -97.734697 (30.510970, -97.734697),[3] just west of Round Rock along the shore of Brushy Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2000, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km2), all of it land. Prior to the 2010 census, the CDP had parts annexed to the cities of Austin and Round Rock and lost additional area, reducing its total area of 7.0 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.93 square miles (17.9 km2) of it is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19905,833
200015,371163.5%
201021,76441.6%
source:[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 15,371 people, 4,805 households, and 4,252 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,764.8 people per square mile (681.4/km2). There were 4,919 housing units at an average density of 564.8/sq mi (218.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.95% White, 4.08% African American, 0.27% Native American, 6.81% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.71% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.23% of the population.

There were 4,805 households out of which 57.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 8.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 39.1% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $84,472, and the median income for a family was $85,370 (these figures had risen to $107,465 and $113,523 respectively as of a 2007 estimate[7]). Males had a median income of $60,409 versus $39,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,129. About 1.2% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Much of the CDP is in the Round Rock Independent School District while some portions are in the Leander Independent School District.[8]

Elementary schools serving RRISD sections of Brushy Creek include Brushy Creek,[9] Fern Bluff,[10] Great Oaks,[11] Old Town,[12] and Sommer.[13] Middle schools serving RRISD sections include Cedar Valley, Chisholm Trail, Pearson Ranch, and James Garland Walsh.[14] Some RRISD portions are zoned to Round Rock High School and others are zoned to McNeil High School.[15][16]

Leander ISD sections are zoned to Akin Elementary School,[17] Stiles Middle School,[18] and Vista Ridge High School.[19]

Nearby localities[edit]

The following diagram represents localities within a 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) radius of Brushy Creek.

Neighboring localities
Brushy CreekBrushy Creek
Locality with 26049 inhabitants (2000). Cedar Park (9 km)
Locality with 15813 inhabitants (2000). Jollyville (7 km)
Locality with 61136 inhabitants (2000). Round Rock (6 km)
Locality with 11271 inhabitants (2000). Wells Branch (9 km)
Locality with 6868 inhabitants (2000). Windemere (10 km)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010. Retrieved 2017-01-06.
  5. ^ "Boundary Map of Brushy Creek, Texas". MapTechnica. Retrieved 2017-01-06.
  6. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  7. ^ Brushy Creek Income Estimates
  8. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Brushy Creek CDP, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 20, 2018. Compare this map to Round Rock ISD and Leander ISD maps. Note that Brushy Creek CDP was previously larger: 2000 Index Map and pages 1, 2, 3, and 4. 1990 U.S. Census map for Williamson County (index map) shows Brushy Creek on pages 50, 51, 60, and 61.
  9. ^ "Brushy Creek." Round Rock Independent School District. August 7, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  10. ^ "Fern Bluff." Round Rock Independent School District. August 8, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "Great Oaks." Round Rock Independent School District. August 8, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  12. ^ "Old Town." Round Rock Independent School District. August 7, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  13. ^ "Sommer." Round Rock Independent School District. August 7, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  14. ^ "Pearson Ranch Middle School Boundary Planning." Round Rock Independent School District. Retrieved on November 19, 2018.
  15. ^ "Round Rock High School." Round Rock Independent School District. August 7, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  16. ^ "McNeil High School." Round Rock Independent School District. August 7, 2013. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  17. ^ "2018-2019 Elementary Attendance Zones" and "2019-2010 Elementary Attendance Zones". Leander Independent School District. Retrieved on December 12, 2018. Linked from this page on the Leander ISD site
  18. ^ "2018-2019 Middle Attendance Zones" and "2019-2010 Middle Attendance Zones". Leander Independent School District. Retrieved on December 12, 2018. Linked from this page on the Leander ISD site
  19. ^ "2018-2019 9th-11th Grade High School Attendance Zones" - "2018-2019 12th Grade High School Attendance Zones" - "2019-2010 High School Attendance Zones". Leander Independent School District. Retrieved on December 12, 2018. Linked from this page on the Leander ISD site

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