Austin Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Austin Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
978,908

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
14.1%
18 - 24:
10.6%
25 - 34:
22.5%
35 - 54:
27.8%
55 - 64:
9.7%
Over 65 Years:
8.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
7.6%
7.6%
High School Graduates
89.1%
89.1%
College Graduated
50.4%
50.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Austin
$40,391
$40,391
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Austin
$67,462
$67,462
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.5%

Employment Industries in Austin

 
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Professional, scientific, and technical services
13.8%
13.8%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Retail
9.7%
9.7%
Healthcare
9.7%
9.7%
Accommodation
8.5%
8.5%
Manufacturing
7.2%
7.2%
Construction
7.1%
7.1%
Public Service
5.3%
5.3%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Administration
4.7%
4.7%
Finance
4.4%
4.4%
Information Technology
3.4%
3.4%
Real estate
2.8%
2.8%
Transportation
2.7%
2.7%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
48.3%
48.3%
Black Or African American
7.5%
7.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
7.3%
7.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
34.3%
34.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.6%
10.6%
Irish
7.4%
7.4%
English
7.3%
7.3%
European
3.8%
3.8%
Italian
2.8%
2.8%
French
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.4%
1.4%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Czech
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Eastern European
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
67.8%
67.8%
Spanish
23.6%
23.6%
Langs. of India
1.6%
1.6%
Chinese
1.4%
1.4%
Other Asian languages
0.9%
0.9%
Vietnamese
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Austin Residents:
18.5%