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Austin city, Texas

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Austin city, Texas
Persons under 18 years, percent
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 978,908
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 801,829
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 22.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 790,390
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 36,096
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 18.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 45.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $312,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,942
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $766
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,225
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 370,043
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 78.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 32.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 93.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 85.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 50.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 73.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 66.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,474,670
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,609,254
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,413,406
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 55,701,978
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,738,182
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,491
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $67,462
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $40,391
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 96,048
Men-owned firms, 2012 51,518
Women-owned firms, 2012 34,253
Minority-owned firms, 2012 28,888
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 62,905
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 7,314
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 84,168
Population per square mile, 2010 2,653.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 297.90
FIPS Code 4805000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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