Census data: Bee Cave population up by 35% since 2014

Bee Cave saw substantial population growth from 2014 to 2019. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bee Cave saw substantial population growth from 2014 to 2019. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bee Cave saw substantial population growth from 2014 to 2019. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Bee Cave, much like other areas of western Travis County, continues to see growth in the number of its residents outpace growth statewide. Since 2014, Bee Cave’s population has grown by 35.27% to 6,642 residents, according to U.S. Census data released earlier this month. That compares to population growth of 8.31% across Texas and 12.26% in Travis County.

During that same time period, Bee Cave's median household income has grown 17.68% from $52,576 to $61,874.

2019 local demographics in Bee Cave


The U.S. Census Bureau's data indicates the median age in Bee Cave is about 37.4 years. Travis County as a whole has a median age of 34.8. The largest age group in Bee Cave is ages 40-59.

  • 0-19: 1,896 (28.55%)

  • 20-39: 1,811 (27.27%)

  • 40-59: 2,009 (30.25%)

  • 60-79: 772 (11.62%)

  • 80+: 153 (2.30%)

  • Median age: 37.4


Hispanic/Latino is not a race, but the Hispanic/Latino percentage below may include multiple races listed. The races listed, however, do not include Hispanic/Latino residents.


  • White: 80.7%

  • Black or African American: 0.6%

  • Asian: 13%

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%

  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Some other race: 1.1%

  • Two or more races: 4.3% (of any race)

  • Hispanic or Latino: 20%


*Census data may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

Education

According to U.S. Census data, in 2019, the percent of Bee Cave residents below achieved the following.

  • High school diploma or higher: 97.4%

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 62.5%

By Greg Perliski
Greg edits Community Impact Newspaper's Lakeway/Lake Travis and Northwest Austin editions. During the course of his diverse career, he has written for newspapers, online publications and corporate communications teams. He earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin. You can reach him at gperliski@communityimpact.com


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