Austin is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 3,383 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Austin is the 140th largest community in Arkansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Austin, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Austin, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Austin’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Austin does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $70,652.00.
Austin real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Austin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Austin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Austin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Austin who work in office and administrative support (14.85%), management occupations (12.20%), and sales jobs (9.04%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Austin, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
In addition, Austin is a college town. There are a lot of students in Austin attending college, and as a result Austin provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Austin is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Austin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Austin citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.95% of adults 25 and older in Austin have a college degree.
The per capita income in Austin in 2010 was $26,184, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,736 for a family of four. However, Austin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Austin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Austin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Austin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Austin include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Austin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.