Data: Bee Cave shows highest population growth by percentage in Lake Travis area

Bee Cave has experienced a nearly 33% jump in population from 2014-18. 
Community Impact Staff
Bee Cave has experienced a nearly 33% jump in population from 2014-18. Community Impact Staff

Bee Cave has experienced a nearly 33% jump in population from 2014-18. Community Impact Staff

Bee Cave

The United States Census Bureau recently released its data from its American Communities Survey, which encompasses the years 2014-2018. Of all of the cities and communities in the Lake Travis-Westlake area, the city of Bee Cave saw the sharpest increase in population from 2014-18 at 27.31%. While the median annual household income in Bee Cave dropped slightly from 2017-18, the median home value jumped almost $50,000 over the same time period.

Population

2014: 4,910

2015: 5,362


2016: 5,802

2017: 6,236

2018: 6,521

5-year change: 28.19%

Median home value

2017: $529,600

2018: $578,100

Median annual household income

2017: $101,765

2018: $97,333

Rent vs. mortgage

Median monthly rent: $1,448

Median monthly mortgage: $3,276

Median resident age

2017: 41.9

2018: 40.1

Education level

High school diploma

2017: 97.4%

2018: 98%

Bachelor’s degree or higher

2017: 60.6%

2018: 63.9%
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.