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Bulverde, Texas. Bulverde is nineteen miles from New Braunfels in Comal County. The area was settled in 1850 and called Pieper Settlement, after Anton Pieper. A local post office that operated from 1879 to 1919 was named for Luciano Bulverdo, an early area landowner. Since 1959 Bulverde has been served by a community post office that originally opened in Charles L. Wood's store.

The town had a population of nearly 100 until the 1960s and has steadily grown since then despite there occasional ups and downs. Today as of 2000, the population reports as being at a record 3,761 people and 1,292 families. The Herrera, Ufnau, Honey Creek, Mustang Hill, and Green Hill schools were consolidated with the Bulverde school district and continue to give all area children the above average education while making sure there needs are met.

Elementary
Bracken Christian School
(830) 438-3211
670 Old Boerne Rd
Bulverde, TX

Bulverde Elementary School
(830) 885-1550
1715 E Ammann Rd
Bulverde, TX

Rahe Primary School
(830) 221-2998
1718 E Ammann Rd
Bulverde, TX

Middle

Bracken Christian School
(830) 438-3211
670 Old Boerne Rd
Bulverde, TX

High

Bracken Christian School
(830) 438-3211
670 Old Boerne Rd
Bulverde, TX

Demographics

zip code: 78163

County Average

State Average

National Average

Neighborhood type Suburban
Population 7,621 1,643,626 22,118,509 290,809,777
Pop. density 92.6 1,796.8 79.6 79.6
Percent male 51.3% 49.3% 49.6% 49.1%
Percent female 48.8% 50.7% 50.4% 50.9%
Median age 36.5 33.4 34.0 36.5
People per household 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.6
Median household income $66,786 $37,025 $39,927 $41,994
Average income per capita $26,979 $18,375 $19,617 $21,587
 

Crime

Violent crime risk index 3.0 4.4 3.1 3.0
Property crime risk index 1.0 4.9 3.1 3.2

Housing

Median home value $207,830 $92,900 $94,300 $170,800
Median age of homes 36.5 19.5 23.4 27.8
Home appreciation 4.7% 4.7% 2.3% 7.7%
Homes - owned 87.1% 60.6% 57.8% 63.4%
Homes - rented 7.9% 29.3% 32.8% 21.7%
Homes - vacant 5.0% 10.0% 9.4% 14.8%
Commuting by bus 0.0% 3.3% 1.9% 2.0%
Commuting by carpool 11.6% 14.6% 14.5% 14.6%
Commuting by auto 81.3% 73.2% 77.8% 71.6%
Working at home 5.6% 3.2% 2.8% 5.6%
 

Family Facts

Currently married 68.0% 55.3% 56.5% 58.3%
Never married 18.8% 25.7% 25.6% 23.8%
Divorced 6.9% 9.3% 9.8% 7.7%
Widowed 4.0% 5.9% 5.7% 7.4%
Separated 2.3% 3.8% 2.5% 2.8%
Married - w/ children 36.8% 32.3% 38.1% 28.5%
Married - no children 38.1% 27.1% 37.9% 31.3%
Single - w/ children 6.0% 12.2% 13.8% 9.3%
Single - no children 19.1% 28.4% 10.2% 30.7%

Education

High school graduates 90.8% 75.1% 75.7% 80.4%
College degree - 2 year 7.4% 8.4% 5.2% 8.2%
College degree - 4 year 18.5% 18.4% 15.6% 14.9%
Graduate degree 11.1% 9.7% 7.6% 7.0%
Expenditures per student $4,859 $5,268 $6,218 $5,896
Students per teacher 13.2 15.5 12.4 16.0
Students per librarian 1,365 918 995 934
Students per guidance counselor 364 918 995 560
 

Economy

Unemployment rate 4.8% 5.1% 6.0% 5.7%
Recent job growth 2.0% 2.0% 0.9% 1.4%
Future job growth 28.6% 2.0% 0.9% 10.5%
Sales tax 8.25% 6.27% 7.77% 5.63%
Income tax 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 5.02%
Cost of living index 104.2 77.9 80.0 100.0
 

Health

Air quality 59 16 63 48
Watershed quality 100 74 71 54
Physicians per capita 158.3 269.7 81.7 168.5
Health cost index 92.3 87.5 96.1 100.0
Superfund site index 98 84 93 71
UV index 6.4 6.3 5.8 4.3
 

Climate

Altitude 1,001 809 1,371 1,058
Rainfall (inches annually) 28.3 32.1 31.3 38.8
Snowfall (inches annually) 0.1 0.3 2.5 24.4
January avg. low temp 40.0 40.3 33.0 21.6
July avg. high temp 95.2 95.3 94.6 86.4
Days of precipitation annually 82 82 77 112
Days mostly sunny annually 224 224 235 205
Comfort index (during hot weather) 23 23 27 44
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