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Woodcreek, Texas
Woodcreek, Texas as viewed from a bridge crossing Cypress Creek
Woodcreek, Texas as viewed from a bridge crossing Cypress Creek
Location of Woodcreek, Texas
Location of Woodcreek, Texas
Hays County Woodcreek.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Hays
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,565
 • Density 1,422.7/sq mi (579.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78676
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-80058
GNIS feature ID 1388553

Woodcreek is a city in Hays County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,457 at the 2010 census.


Woodcreek is located at 30°1′39″N 98°6′48″W / 30.0275°N 98.11333°W / 30.0275; -98.11333 (30.027623, -98.113382). This is just northwest of Wimberley, 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Austin and 47 miles (76 km) northeast of San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 889
2000 1,274 43.3%
2010 1,457 14.4%
Est. 2015 1,528 4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,274 people, 588 households, and 415 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,204.7 people per square mile (464.1/km²). There were 638 housing units at an average density of 603.3/sq mi (232.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.65% White, 0.16% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

There were 588 households out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,986, and the median income for a family was $60,703. Males had a median income of $50,893 versus $29,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,893. About 1.5% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

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