Bastrop is located in Bastrop County 32 miles from Austin, Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Bastrop has a population of 7,218 residents and covers over 7 square miles of land. Nearby communities also located in Bastrop County include: Cedar Creek, Elgin, McDade, Paige, Red Rock, Rockne, Rosanky and Smithville.
Bastrop is a charming, vibrant, and inclusive community where people are welcomed, valued, and appreciated. With an eye toward the future and becoming a world class city, Bastrop cherished and protects its rich history and natural resources, and maintains a small town neighborly attitude.
The median income for a household in the city is $40,212, and the median income for a family is $49,258. Males have a median income of $34,388 versus $27,582 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,862. 11.7% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.6% of those under the age of 18 and 13.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.