Austin, TX: What you need to know

The capital of Texas is Austin, home to the University of Texas. The city is known for its environmental awareness, and the economy is propelled by industries such as information technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. The community embraces a “Keep Austin Weird” slogan that promotes eccentricity and diversity, and one of many annual events staged each year is a South by Southwest Music Festival.


Austin, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 887,061
Median Age 32
Median Household Income $57,689
Median Home Price $240,800
Walkscore 35

Austin, TX Rankings

Austin, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 50.5%
  Population Women 49.5%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Austin

 
575% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Austin

Median Population

Median Age 32.1
Age 18 Over 78.4
Age 21 Over 73.6
Age 62 Over 10.2
Age 65 Over 7.5

Race

  Ethnicity White 75.1%
  Ethnicity Black 7.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 34.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 6.6%

Median Household Income

  Median Household Income 57689
  Median Home Price 240800
  Homes Owned 55.2
  Homes Rent 44.8
  Median Property Rent 1047

Language

  English Only 67.3
  English Other 32.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME: 23.4 MINUTES
in Austin

Commute Types

  Walked 2.5
  Worked at Home 6.9
  Public Transportation 4.2
  Other Means 2.9
  Drove Alone 73.6
  Carpooled 10

35/100
WALK SCORE
for Austin