Utopia, Texas

According to TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA, Utopia, Texas is a small city located in the center of Texas. It is nestled in the scenic Hill Country, with rolling hills and lush greenery covering the landscape. The climate is mild, with hot summers and mild winters. The average temperature in summer is around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and in winter it rarely drops below freezing.

Utopia has a long history that dates back to the late 1800s when settlers began settling in the area. The city was incorporated in 1876 and has been growing ever since. Politics in Utopia are generally conservative, with a strong emphasis on traditional values and family life.

The economy of Utopia is largely based on agriculture and tourism. Many of the local farms grow produce for sale at local markets, while others provide food to restaurants or sell directly to consumers. Tourism has also become an important part of the local economy as visitors come to explore the natural beauty of Utopia’s Hill Country setting.

The schools in Utopia are highly regarded throughout Texas and beyond for their academic excellence and commitment to creating an environment where students can reach their full potential. There are several elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, as well as several private schools located within the city limits.

Utopia is home to many landmarks including two state parks: Lost Maples State Park and Garner State Park; two national forests: Sabinal National Forest and Nacogdoches National Forest; numerous historical sites; museums; galleries; restaurants; shops; wineries; theatres; churches; golf courses; spas; resorts; campgrounds; ranches & more! Visitors from all over flock to Utopia to enjoy its natural beauty or explore its many attractions.

Population: 241
Males: 116 (48.1%), Females: 125 (51.9%)

Uvalde County

Zip code: 78884

Median resident age: 46.1 years
Median household income: $28,281
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Utopia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.3%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (24.9%), German (22.4%), English (18.7%), United States (17.4%), Scotch-Irish (7.9%), Scottish (7.9%).

Elevation: 1352 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Utopia, Texas


Utopia, Texas is a small town located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. The population of Utopia, Texas is estimated to be around 1,500 people. The majority of the population is made up of White Americans, followed by Hispanic and Latino Americans, African Americans and Native Americans. The median age for the town is 39 years old and the median household income is $37,000.

The town of Utopia has a very diverse economy that includes local businesses such as restaurants, shops and wineries. There are also many tourist attractions in Utopia such as hiking trails, swimming holes and natural springs that attract visitors from all over the state. There are also several historic sites in Utopia including a Spanish mission dating back to 1756 and an old stagecoach stop from 1854. The town also has a unique cultural presence with many art galleries showcasing local artists and musicians performing regularly at venues throughout the area. Education is important to many residents of Utopia with both public schools as well as private schools available for students. Lastly, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Utopia including camping, fishing, hunting and more!

For population 25 years and over in Utopia

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Utopia CDP

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

6.6% Foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).


Hospitals/medical centers near Utopia:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Utopia:

  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 69 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SKF)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 74 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 135 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Utopia:

  • REAL COUNTY (about 18 miles; LEAKEY, TX; Abbreviation: 49R)
  • LEWIS RANCH (about 23 miles; LEAKEY, TX; Abbreviation: T13)
  • HONDO MUNI (about 31 miles; HONDO, TX; Abbreviation: HDO)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Utopia:

  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 33 miles; UVALDE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,366)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO (about 64 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,495)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE-SAN ANTONIO (about 67 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,303)
  • ST MARYS UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,588)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • PALO ALTO COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,623)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 73 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)

Public primary/middle school in Utopia:

  • UTOPIA SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 258 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK – 12)


Library in Utopia:

  • UTOPIA MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,309; Location: 331 MAIN ST; 6,967 books; 110 audio materials; 149 video materials; 20 serial subscriptions)