Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs is a haven for those seeking a peaceful yet luxurious lifestyle.

Welcome to Dripping Springs

Where country charm meets upscale living just a stone's throw from Austin


Set in the lush Texas Hill Country, Dripping Springs is a serene suburb of Austin, offering the perfect blend of country living along with city convenience. This upscale enclave is famed for its natural beauty, sprawling landscapes, and a vibrant community that cherishes its local culture and heritage. Residents here can enjoy the tranquility of rural life without sacrificing the luxuries and amenities of metropolitan living. From the rolling hills to the crystal-clear waters of its natural springs, Dripping Springs is a haven for those seeking a peaceful yet luxurious lifestyle.

The area is renowned for its array of wineries and distilleries, alongside beautiful natural settings that provide a picturesque backdrop for daily life. Dripping Springs prides itself on being a community where nature and nurture coalesce, offering an environment that is as supportive to the spirit as it is pleasing to the eye. Whether you're exploring the local culinary scene, enjoying outdoor activities, or simply soaking in the panoramic views, Dripping Springs delivers an unmatched quality of life.
 

What to Love

  • Country living with city convenience: The best of both worlds, offering peace and tranquility alongside modern amenities.
  • Upscale atmosphere: A refined community that values quality, beauty, and a luxurious lifestyle.
  • Rich in nature: Home to beautiful landscapes, natural springs, and outdoor adventures.
  • Local wineries and distilleries: A destination for connoisseurs and enthusiasts of fine wines and spirits.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Dripping Springs is an exquisite blend of relaxation and sophistication. The community thrives on its close-knit feel, with neighbors often gathering at local events or supporting small businesses. The natural surroundings encourage an active lifestyle, with hiking, biking, and exploring the outdoors being a part of daily life for many residents. Yet, the local culture is steeped in luxury, from the upscale dining experiences to the boutique shopping options. This unique combination of country charm and refined living makes Dripping Springs a coveted location for those seeking a high-quality, serene lifestyle.
 

Dining and Shopping

Dripping Springs is a treasure trove of culinary delights and shopping experiences that cater to the discerning tastes of its residents. Notable dining establishments, such as The Salt Lick BBQ, offer a taste of authentic Texas barbecue in a rustic yet elegant setting. For those seeking a fine dining experience, Tillie's at Camp Lucy provides an exquisite menu in an ambiance that's both luxurious and welcoming.

Shopping in Dripping Springs is equally rewarding, with boutiques and artisan shops offering everything from bespoke fashion to handcrafted goods. The Mercantile at Dripping Springs, for example, is a favorite among locals for its unique selection of gifts, home decor, and Texas-themed merchandise. For wine enthusiasts, a visit to Bell Springs Winery is a must, not just for the tasting but also for their selection of local gourmet products.
 

Things to Do

The Hamilton Pool Preserve is one of Dripping Springs' natural jewels. This historic swimming hole, with its stunning 50-foot waterfall and emerald green waters, offers a tranquil retreat from the Texas heat. It's not just a place to cool off but a spectacular site for nature lovers to explore and photograph.

Weekly, the community comes together at the Dripping Springs Farmers Market, where local farmers and artisans showcase the best of the region's produce and crafts. This gathering is not just about shopping; it's a community event where residents can connect, enjoy local music, and discover new local favorites.
 

Schools

Education in Dripping Springs is highly regarded, with schools that prioritize academic excellence and holistic development. The Dripping Springs Independent School District is known for its commitment to providing a top-tier education, fostering an environment where students can thrive academically and personally. From innovative learning programs to extracurricular activities that cater to a wide range of interests, the schools in Dripping Springs are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of leaders and thinkers.

Overview for Dripping Springs, TX

18,420 people live in Dripping Springs, where the median age is 42.6 and the average individual income is $50,725. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,420

Total Population

42.6 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,725

Average individual Income

Around Dripping Springs, TX

There's plenty to do around Dripping Springs, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pure Water Stop, Gummies BBQ, and Frios Austin - Gourmet Pops.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.08 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.8 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.03 miles 40 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.72 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Dripping Springs, TX

Dripping Springs has 6,416 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dripping Springs do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,420 people call Dripping Springs home. The population density is 106.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,420

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.6

Median Age

53.23 / 46.77%

Men vs Women

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6,416

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$50,725

Average individual Income

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Schools in Dripping Springs, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Dripping Springs. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Dripping Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Dripping Springs High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Dripping Springs Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Walnut Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
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