Lakehills, Texas

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Lakehills, Texas
Location of Lakehills, Texas
Location of Lakehills, Texas
Bandera Lakehills.svg
Lakehills, Texas is located in the United States
Lakehills, Texas
Lakehills, Texas
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 29°35′51″N 98°56′48″W / 29.59750°N 98.94667°W / 29.59750; -98.94667Coordinates: 29°35′51″N 98°56′48″W / 29.59750°N 98.94667°W / 29.59750; -98.94667
CountryUnited States
 • Total34.4 sq mi (89.0 km2)
 • Land30.3 sq mi (78.5 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)
1,227 ft (374 m)
 • Total5,150
 • Density150/sq mi (58/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)830
FIPS code48-40576[1]
GNIS feature ID1867553[2]

Lakehills is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bandera County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,150 at the 2010 census, making it the most populous place in Bandera county. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.[3]


Lakehills was originally known as Upper Medina Lake, until a post office substation was established in the area in the early 1960s. Two toll roads served the area until the late 1940s–early 1950s.[4]


Lakehills is located at 29°35′51″N 98°56′48″W / 29.597381°N 98.946606°W / 29.597381; -98.946606.[5] This is 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Bandera and 30 miles (48 km) west of Downtown San Antonio. The town is on Medina Lake.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89 km2), of which, 30.3 square miles (78 km2) of it is land and 4.1 square miles (11 km2) of it (11.87%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,668 people, 1,874 households, and 1,330 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 154.1 people per square mile (59.5/km2). There were 2,807 housing units at an average density of 92.7/sq mi (35.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.04% White, 0.43% African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.58% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.90% of the population.

There were 1,874 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,964, and the median income for a family was $49,464. Males had a median income of $32,444 versus $26,158 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,100. About 7.8% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[8] there were 5,150 people and 1,961 households. There were 3,143 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, less than 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino were 17.6% of the population.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,754. About 14% of the population were below the poverty line.


Lakehills is served by the Bandera Independent School District.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Lakehills, Texas (TX 78063) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders". Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  4. ^ Allen, Paul (June 25, 2016). "Second toll road served upper Medina Lake". San Antonio Express News. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Lakehills Texas - Texas Hill Country". Texas Hill Country. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts selected: Lakehills CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2017.

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