Bastrop, Texas
As of the census
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of 2000, there are 5340 people in Bastrop, organized into 2034 households and 1336 families. The population density
Population density
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 is 734.8 people per square mile (283.6/km2). There are 2,239 housing units at an average density of 308.1 per square mile (118.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city is 72.34% White, 17.00% African American, 0.99% Asian, 0.73% Native American, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 7.02% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races.