Austin, TX

931,840 Population
310.2 square miles 2,942.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.4%
was 3.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Population Density
2,942.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
35.1%
was 35.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.5%
was 18.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
20.9%
was 21.9%
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
8.1%
was 7.6%
Ranked 47th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 3
Ranked 1st Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
14.5%
was 17.8%
Ranked 23rd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$62,250
was $56,351
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.7
48.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.5
was 3.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
372.5
was 363.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,771
was 4,849.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
397,637
was 375,441
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,139
was $1,008
Ranked 14th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
11,834
was 10,210
 
Occupied Housing Units
364,893
was 349,200
 
Homeownership Rate
44.4%
was 45.1%
Ranked 51st Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
2,573
was 2,539
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,271.5
was 1,210.4
Ranked 11th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.9%
was 12.0%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
9,261
was 7,671
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
31.5
was 28.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
13.4
was 12.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.1%
was 92.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.7%
was 98.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.1%
was 87.5%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.3%
was 46.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in TX

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