Most Expensive Austin Neighborhoods
Austin is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 912,791 people and 202 constituent neighborhoods, Austin is the fourth largest community in Texas.
Austin home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Austin real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Austin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Austin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Austin who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), management occupations (11.35%) and sales jobs (10.75%).
Also of interest is that Austin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Austin is also a city of artists. Austin has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Austin’s character.
Austin is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Austin is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
Austin, like many big cities in America, has a public transportation system, but the citizens of Austin are lucky because theirs is one of the most extensive and widely used. Many commuters choose to leave their cars at home and instead use the bus to get to and from work. In fact, for some people it is feasible to forgo car ownership entirely, avoiding the cost and headache of driving in heavy traffic. The benefits include reduced air pollution and load on the road network.
The citizens of Austin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.01% of adults in Austin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Austin in 2010 was $32,672, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,688 for a family of four. However, Austin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Austin is a very 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. Austin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Austin include German, Irish, English, French, Italian and European.
Austin also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.41%.
The most common language spoken in Austin is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||344,289|
|AUSTIN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||43.84%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||56.16%|
|TYPE OF AUSTIN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||46.88%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.28%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.41%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||39.02%|
|SIZE OF AUSTIN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.56%|
|AGE OF AUSTIN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||24.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||56.26%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.81%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.93%|
|AUSTIN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$301,778|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,594|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||3.68%|
|$68,001 - $137,000||5.34%|
|$137,001 - $274,000||32.94%|
|$274,001 - $411,000||24.79%|
|$411,001 - $547,000||14.11%|
|$547,001 - $684,000||7.79%|
|$684,001 - $1,026,000||7.08%|
|$1,026,001 - $1,369,000||2.17%|
|PEOPLE OF AUSTIN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.00%|
|5 TO 17||14.83%|
|18 TO 24||12.86%|
|25 TO 34||21.36%|
|35 TO 54||27.38%|
|55 TO 64||9.23%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.01%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$55,216|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$32,672|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||19.05%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.38%)
Public Service (6.06%)
Real estate (2.78%)
Information Technology (2.77%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.79%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.51%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.37%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.08%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||34.83%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.20%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (67.37%)
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