Bastrop is located in Bastrop county Texas with a geographic area of 9.2 square miles. The total population in Bastrop is 9,094 with 50.2% male and 49.8% female. Children under age 5 represent 10.7% of the population, under age 18 equal 24.5% of the population and over age 65 is 14.9% of the population. The median household income is $49,118, per capita income is $29,390. There are a total of 3,188 housing units with 55.9% owner occupied. Education includes 28.5% of residents that are high school graduates and 37.7% with a bachelor's degree or higher. The average temperature in Bastrop in the summer is 83 degrees, and in the winter 49 degrees.