Austin, Texas

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Population in 2017: 950,715 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.8%
Males: 481,582  (50.7%)
Females: 469,133  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78610, 78613, 78617, 78641, 78652, 78653, 78660, 78664, 78681, 78701, 78702, 78703, 78704, 78705, 78712, 78717, 78719, 78721, 78722, 78723, 78724, 78725, 78726, 78727, 78728, 78729, 78730, 78731, 78732, 78733, 78734, 78735, 78736, 78737, 78738, 78739, 78741, 78742, 78744, 78745, 78746, 78747, 78748, 78749, 78750, 78751, 78752, 78753, 78754, 78756, 78757, 78758, 78759.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,755 (it was $42,689 in 2000)
Austin:

$67,755
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,323 (it was $24,163 in 2000)

Austin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $332,700 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Austin:

$332,700
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $383,175; detached houses: $403,631; townhouses or other attached units: $276,914; in 2-unit structures: $233,208; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,067; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $397,920; mobile homes: $50,272; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,244.

March 2019 cost of living index in Austin: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.1%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.2% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Austin, TX (2017)
    • 453,80147.7%White alone
    • 324,97334.2%Hispanic
    • 71,5397.5%Asian alone
    • 69,8607.3%Black alone
    • 26,0932.7%Two or more races
    • 2,4070.3%Other race alone
    • 1,9370.2%American Indian alone
    • 1040.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Austin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 1,431 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Texas as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Austin is 662 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Austin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
26
(3.8)
20
(2.8)
30
(4.2)
23
(3.1)
22
(2.9)
38
(4.8)
28
(3.5)
31
(3.7)
26
(3.0)
32
(3.5)
23
(2.5)
39
(4.1)
25
(2.6)
32
(3.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
312
(45.0)
319
(44.9)
328
(45.8)
273
(36.2)
265
(34.5)
265
(33.3)
211
(26.1)
209
(25.1)
217
(25.3)
571
(63.2)
487
(51.9)
751
(78.5)
834
(85.8)
787
(80.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,182
(170.6)
1,358
(191.3)
1,457
(203.3)
1,333
(176.9)
1,415
(184.0)
1,231
(154.6)
1,106
(137.0)
978
(117.4)
763
(88.8)
873
(96.6)
929
(99.0)
1,048
(109.5)
987
(101.5)
1,021
(104.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,873
(270.3)
1,961
(276.3)
2,056
(286.8)
2,306
(306.0)
2,322
(302.0)
2,256
(283.3)
2,126
(263.4)
2,187
(262.6)
2,117
(246.4)
2,105
(232.9)
2,058
(219.2)
2,065
(215.8)
2,186
(224.9)
1,880
(193.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7,285
(1,051)
7,467
(1,052)
8,031
(1,120)
8,586
(1,139)
8,753
(1,138)
8,749
(1,099)
7,042
(872.6)
7,244
(869.7)
6,550
(762.4)
5,733
(634.2)
5,000
(532.6)
5,232
(546.8)
4,380
(450.6)
4,549
(467.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31,835
(4,594)
31,562
(4,447)
34,461
(4,808)
33,582
(4,457)
37,054
(4,819)
34,827
(4,374)
33,069
(4,098)
33,913
(4,072)
32,948
(3,835)
29,423
(3,255)
28,068
(2,990)
26,125
(2,730)
24,542
(2,525)
26,568
(2,730)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,548
(367.7)
2,544
(358.4)
2,961
(413.1)
2,633
(349.4)
2,219
(288.6)
2,250
(282.6)
2,139
(265.0)
2,315
(277.9)
2,169
(252.5)
2,288
(253.1)
2,331
(248.3)
2,188
(228.7)
2,079
(213.9)
2,538
(260.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
115
(16.6)
88
(12.4)
116
(16.2)
87
(11.5)
96
(12.5)
122
(15.3)
127
(15.7)
121
(14.5)
105
(12.2)
95
(10.5)
91
(9.7)
74
(7.7)
76
(7.8)
56
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)435.5434.4467.1435.3444.4413.7367.8361.2329.1328.0296.7312.7298.9304.1

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City-data.com crime index in Austin, TX

Crime rate in Austin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2,422 (1,851 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (5.5%), American (4.5%), European (4.4%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.2%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 501 feet

Land area: 251.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,780 people per square mile   (average).

Austin, Texas map

178,055 residents are foreign born (10.9% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).

This city:

18.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,900 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,002 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (74.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Rollingwood, TX (1.7 miles ),
West Lake Hills, TX (1.9 miles ),
Lost Creek, TX (2.3 miles ),
Sunset Valley, TX (2.6 miles ),
Barton Creek, TX (2.7 miles ),
Four Points, TX (3.1 miles),
Hornsby Bend, TX (3.2 miles ),
Jollyville, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.30 N, Longitude: 97.75 W

Austin nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): A-T-X, The Capital City, Bat City, City of the Violet Crown, Live Music Capital of the World, Silicon Hills

Daytime population change due to commuting: +201,581 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 463,955 (85.9%)

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Austin, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Austin, TX in 2017

Property values in Austin, TX

Austin satellite photo by USGS

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Austin tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2380 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1998: 3521 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 1999: 3302 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2000: 3361 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2001: 2119 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2002: 2431 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 3117 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 3533 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2005: 4569 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2006: 4340 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2007: 3155 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2008: 1928 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2009: 1951 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2010: 1664 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2011: 1713 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2012: 2539 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2013: 2573 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2014: 2800 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2015: 2846 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2016: 3705 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2017: 4440 buildings, average cost: $208,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Austin, TX residents
Average permit cost in Austin, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +159,408 (+32.1%).
Most common industries in Austin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.5%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Austin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Computer specialists (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Engineers (2.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Construction laborers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
  • Registered nurses (2.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.4%)

Average climate in Austin, Texas

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0938
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Austin-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Austin city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Austin-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from Austin center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Austin center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 346.2 miles away from Austin center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Austin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Travis County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Austin topographic map

Main business address for: FORGENT NETWORKS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), AMERICAN PHYSICIANS SERVICE GROUP INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES), PROFUTURES DIVERSIFIED FUND L P (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), TRAVIS BOATS & MOTORS INC (RETAIL-AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES), AAC Group Holding Corp. (JEWELRY, PRECIOUS METAL), BRIGHAM EXPLORATION CO (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), ACTIVANT SOLUTIONS INC /DE/ (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), HEALTHTRONICS, INC. (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS) and 36 other public companies.

Hospitals in Austin:

  • ALLANDALE (6110 A BULLARD DR)
  • AUTUMN RIDGE (11605 AUTUMN RIDGE)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1201 WEST 38TH STREET, 8TH FL NORTH, SUITE 810)
  • CRAIG DRIVE (4901 CRAIG DR)
  • GRANT HOUSE (11602 FLINNWOOD CIR)
  • MARY LEE FOUNDATION SOUTHPOINTE I I (1336 LAMAR SQUARE DR)
  • PILGRIMS PLACE (8204 PILGRIMS PL)
  • SETON MEDICAL CENTER AUSTIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1201 W 38TH ST)
  • ST DAVIDS PAVILION (919 EAST 32ND STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AT BRACKENRIDGE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 601 E 15TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Austin:

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Amtrak station:

AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Austin:

  • The University of Texas at Austin (Full-time enrollment: 45,500; Location: 2400 Inner Campus Drive; Public; Website: www.utexas.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Austin Community College District (Full-time enrollment: 25,957; Location: 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd; Public; Website: www.austincc.edu)
  • Saint Edward's University (Full-time enrollment: 4,308; Location: 3001 S Congress Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stedwards.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Concordia University-Texas (Full-time enrollment: 2,192; Location: 11400 Concordia University Dr.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.concordia.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Art Institute of Austin (Full-time enrollment: 1,587; Location: 101 W. Louis Henna Blvd, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/austin/)
  • Everest Institute-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 1,484; Location: 9100 US Hwy 290 East, Bldg 1-Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/austin)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 977; Location: 3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/Austin)
  • Strayer University-Texas (Full-time enrollment: 966; Location: 8501 N. Mopac Expressway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/texas/north-austin; Offers Master's degree)
  • Huston-Tillotson University (Full-time enrollment: 666; Location: 900 Chicon St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.htu.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Austin Campus (Full-time enrollment: 546; Location: 10801 N Mo-Pac; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Southern Careers Institute-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 543; Location: 2301 S Congress Ste 27; Private, for-profit; Website: www.scitexas.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 510; Location: 6330 Highway 290 East, Ste 150; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Virginia College-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 475; Location: 6301 E Highway 290; Private, for-profit; Website: vc.edu)
  • Avenue Five Institute (Full-time enrollment: 280; Location: 8620 Burnet Rd Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avenuefive.com)
  • The College of Health Care Professions-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 256; Location: 6505 Airport Blvd, Suite 102; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chcp.edu)
  • Allied Health Careers (Full-time enrollment: 246; Location: 5424 Hwy 290 W Ste 105; Private, for-profit; Website: alliedhealthcareers.net)
  • Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 244; Location: 6020-B Dillard Circle; Private, for-profit; Website: www.escoffier.edu)
  • AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (Full-time enrollment: 244; Location: 4701 W Gate Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: https://aoma.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Capitol City Trade and Technical School (Full-time enrollment: 229; Location: 205 E Riverside Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: capcitytradetech.com)
  • National American University-Austin (Full-time enrollment: 225; Location: 13801 Burnet Road, Suite 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/texas/austin)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Austin:

  • Texas State University (about 31 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,202)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 56 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Central Texas College (about 57 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Temple College (about 59 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 72 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 73 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Trinity University (about 73 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Biggest public high schools in Austin:

  • BOWIE H S (Students: 2,813, Location: 4103 W SLAUGHTER LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • MCNEIL H S (Students: 2,783, Location: 5720 MCNEIL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • AKINS H S (Students: 2,676, Location: 10701 S 1ST ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • WESTLAKE H S (Students: 2,479, Location: 4100 WESTBANK DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • WESTWOOD H S (Students: 2,443, Location: 12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • JOHN B CONNALLY H S (Students: 2,081, Location: 13212 N LAMAR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAKE TRAVIS H S (Students: 1,955, Location: 3324 RANCH RD 620 S, Grades: 9-12)
  • MCCALLUM H S (Students: 1,771, Location: 5600 SUNSHINE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CROCKETT H S (Students: 1,741, Location: 5601 MANCHACA RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LANIER H S (Students: 1,459, Location: 1201 PEYTON GIN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest private high schools in Austin:

  • REGENTS SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 943, Location: 3230 TRAVIS COUNTRY CIR, Grades: KG-12)
  • BRENTWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 711, Location: 11908 N LAMAR BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST STEPHENS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 683, Location: 6500 SAINT STEPHENS DR, Grades: 6-12)
  • HYDE PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 524, Location: 3901 SPEEDWAY, Grades: KG-12)
  • HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 503, Location: 12124 RANCH ROAD 620 N, Grades: PK-12)
  • VERITAS ACADEMY (Students: 479, Location: 4220 MONTEREY OAKS BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • AUSTIN WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 393, Location: 8700 SOUTH VIEW RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • ST MICHAEL'S CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 388, Location: 3000 BARTON CREEK BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • AUSTIN PEACE ACADEMY (Students: 337, Location: 5110 MANOR RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • AUSTIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 318, Location: 5006 SUNSET TRL, Grades: PK-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Austin:

  • ANDERSON MILL EL (Students: 1,997, Location: 10610 SALT MILL HOLLOW, Grades: PK-5)
  • TRAVIS HTS EL (Students: 1,344, Location: 2010 ALAMEDA DR, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
  • MURCHISON M S (Students: 1,244, Location: 3700 N HILLS DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • KEALING M S (Students: 1,241, Location: 1607 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • CANYON RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 1,210, Location: 12601 COUNTRY TRAILS LN, Grades: 6-8)
  • CEDAR VALLEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,185, Location: 8139 RACINE TRL, Grades: 6-8)
  • CANYON VISTA MIDDLE (Students: 1,135, Location: 8455 SPICEWOOD SPRINGS RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MILLS EL (Students: 1,099, Location: 6201 DAVIS LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • DESSAU MIDDLE (Students: 1,027, Location: 12900 DESSAU RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • BEDICHEK M S (Students: 1,021, Location: 6800 BILL HUGHES RD, Grades: 6-8)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Austin:

  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 490, Location: 1500 W ANDERSON LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 486, Location: 9400 NEENAH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST THERESAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 426, Location: 4311 SMALL DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST GABRIEL'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 380, Location: 2500 WIMBERLY LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 377, Location: 300 E HUNTLAND DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • JACKIE'S PERFORMING ARTS & PRIVATE EDUCATION (Students: 296, Location: 11530 MANCHACA RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST IGNATIUS MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 120 W OLTORF ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST LOUIS SCHOOL (Students: 245, Location: 2114 SAINT JOSEPH BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST AUSTIN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 223, Location: 1911 SAN ANTONIO ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • PRIMAVERA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 1934 BERKELEY AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Austin

Libraries in Austin:

  • AUSTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,766,956; Location: 800 GUADALUPE ST; 1,245,111 books; 28,472 e-books; 92,954 audio materials; 64,924 video materials; 27 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 2,321 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • WELLS BRANCH COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $694,229; Location: 15001 WELLS PORT DR; 32,559 books; 2,684 audio materials; 3,326 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westake High School has way more than 1700 kids. It is more like 2500. added by Stephen
  • This airport no longer exists in Austin Texas... It is now a DELL computers campus BIRD'S NEST (about 14 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: 6R4)
  • The college identified as The Institute for Christian Studies has changed its name to the Austin Graduate School of Theology. The Web site is www.austingrad.edu.
  • Southwest Texas State University is now known as Texas State U.
  • Great Hills Christian School and Grace Covenant Christian School no longer exist.
  • This airport no longer exists in Austin Texas... It is now a DELL computers campus BIRD\'S NEST (about 14 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: 6R4)
  • On your page at http://www.city-data.com/city/Austin-Texas.html noting Biggest private high schools in Austin: St. Michael's Academy changed their name to St. Michael's Catholic Academy, who now has 437 students in grades 9-12.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Austin: Morris Williams Golf Course (A), Balcones Country Club (B), A F Siding (C), Oak Hill Downs (D), Valley Oak Golf Club (E), Austin Country Club (F), Camp Tom Wooten (G), Willow-Spence Streets Historic District (H), Zilker Park Historic District (I), Shadow Lawn Historic District (J), Sixth Street Historic District (K), Swedish Hill Historic District (L), Rainey Street Historic District (M), Moores Crossing Historic District (N), McKinney Homestead (O), Moore-Hancock Farmstead (P), Hyde Park Historic District (Q), Ernest and Anna Gustafson Farmstead (R), Congress Avenue Historic District (S), Edward H Rogers Homestead (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southwood Shopping Center (1), West Gate Shopping Center (2), Northcross Shopping Center (3), Lakeline Shopping Center (4), Arboretum Shopping Center (5), Barton Creek Square Shopping Center (6), Capital Plaza Shopping Center (7), Highland Shopping Center (8), Capital Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Austin include: FORGENT NETWORKS INC (A), AMERICAN PHYSICIANS SERVICE GROUP INC (B), TRAVIS BOATS & MOTORS INC (C), AAC Group Holding Corp. (D), BRIGHAM EXPLORATION CO (E), ACTIVANT SOLUTIONS INC /DE/ (F), HEALTHTRONICS, INC. (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Austin include: Saint Peters Church (A), Mimosa Place Church (B), Boulevard Church (C), North Austin Community Church (D), Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (E), University Baptist Church (F), Wesley United Methodist Church (G), Saint Davids Episcopal Church (H), Saint Marys Cathedral (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Capital Memorial Park (1), Austin Memorial Park (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Bethany Cemetery (4), Assumption Cemetery (5), Memorial Hill Park (6), Burdett Prairie Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Elm Waterhole (A), Walter E. Long Lake (B), Lake Walter E Long (C), Lake Austin (D), Balcones Country Club Lake (E), Town Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Blunn Creek (B), Waller Creek (C), Turkey Creek (D), Tannehill Branch (E), Barton Creek (F), Short Spring Branch (G), Mayfield Creek (H), Skunk Hollow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Austin include: Lakeshore Park (1), Lamar Beach (2), Zilker Park (3), Zargosa Park (4), Kealing Park (5), Wooldridge Park (6), Jordan Park (7), Westenfield Park (8), Govalle Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Austin Museum of Art - Downtown (823 Congress Avenue Suite 100) (1), Austin Museum of Art (823 Congress Avenue Suite 100) (2), Capitol Complex Visitors Center (Museums; 112 East 11th Street) (3), Austin Museum of Art - Austin Museum of Art Guild (823 Congress Avenue Suite 100) (4), Austin Children's Museum (201 Colorado Street) (5), Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (Mlk Jr Boulevard & N Cong) (6), Austin Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10807 Rawhide Trail) (7), French Legation Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 802 San Marcos Street) (8), Austin City - Teen Youth- Children- Programs Services- Youth Services- Food and Nutr (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 800 Guadalupe Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Club Hotel by Doubletree Austin University Area (1617 North I H 35) (1), Austin Folk House (506 West 22nd Street) (2), AmeriPark at Austin (1130 Camino La Costa) (3), Clarion Inn & Suites (2200 South I H 35) (4), Best Western Seville Plaza Inn (4323 South Interstate 35) (5), Bradford Homesuites Austin North West (10001 North Capital Of Texas Highway) (6), Amerisuites Austin North (7522 N I H 35) (7), Austin Central Super 8 Motel (1201 N I H 35) (8), Bridgestreet Corporate Housing Worldwide (7801 North Lamar Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Texas-State - Supreme Court- Clerk-Weber Andrew (Supreme Court Buildi) (1), United States Government - Courts Us- Us District Court- Sam Sparks District J (200 West 8th Street) (2), Texas-State - State Securities Board (208 East 10th Street) (3), Texas-State - Board Of Law Examiners (209 West 14th Street) (4), Texas-State - Legislative Council- Administration Division (Robert E Johnson Sr) (5), Texas State - Pension Review Board- Pention Review Board (300 West 15th Street) (6), Texas State - Comptroller of Public Accounts- Audit Headquarters- Stephen F Austin Buil (1700 Congress Avenue) (7), United States Government - Courts Us- Us District Court- Alan D Albright Magistrate J (200 West 8th Street) (8), United States Government - Courts Us- Bankruptcy Court- Larry E Kelly Bankruptcy J (903 San Jacinto Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Aaron Peña - Politician, Alan Lomax - Folklorist, John Henry Faulk - Texas folklorist, Ron Kirk - Mayor, Paul London - Professional wrestler, Ciara - Singer–songwriter, Lloyd Doggett - Politician, Carly Fiorina - Businesswoman, Michael Jackson and Bubbles - Actor, Dustin Rhodes - Professional wrestler.

Travis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Austin and their reported violations in the past:

EMMA LONG METRO PARK (Population served: 3,840, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BRITTMOORE UTILITY (Population served: 2,617, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2009)
BUFFALO CREEK UTILITY (Population served: 2,340, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
CANDLELIGHT HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 2,271, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
BRIARCREEK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 2,181, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2005)
CARRIAGE HILLS (Population served: 1,665, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2013)
CANYON LAKE MOBILE HOME ESTATES (Population served: 1,656, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-21-2011 to JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-21-2011 to JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-21-2011 to JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-21-2011 to JAN-21-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
TPWD LYNDON B JOHNSON SHP (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Austin that have no violations reported:

  • BARTON CREEK WEST WSC (Population served: 1,251, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • TPWD GARNER STATE PARK (Population served: 1,232, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD DINOSAUR VALLEY STATE PARK (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLUE WATER SHORES (Population served: 957, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CARSON RANCH (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARROWHEAD LAKE & FRONTIER LAKE (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD ENCHANTED ROCK SNA (Population served: 885, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TXDOT COLORADO COUNTY SRA (Address: MNT DIVISION , Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • TPWD GOOSE ISLAND STATE PARK (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAVIS COUNTY MILTON REIMERS RANCH PARK (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Austin in 2010:

  • 12,990 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,869 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,198 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,105 people in state prisons
  • 1,020 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 601 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 323 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 281 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 215 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 165 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 142 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 98 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 88 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 79 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 50 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Austin in 2000:

  • 9,143 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,369 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,892 people in nursing homes
  • 1,246 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 988 people in state prisons
  • 977 people in other group homes
  • 635 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 543 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 501 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 432 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 375 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 158 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 125 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 120 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 99 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 98 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 87 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 73 people in religious group quarters
  • 67 people in halfway houses
  • 54 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 80,106. Texas Longhorns football.
  • Frank Erwin Center. Austin Wranglers (AFL).

Banks with most branches in Austin (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 51 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 41 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 28 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Compass Bank: 19 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Prosperity Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Frost National Bank: 12 branches. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Regions Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • 34 other banks with 73 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Austin:

Marital status in Austin, TX
  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Austin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Austin:

(Austin, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Austin, TX (based on Travis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic177,19230
Evangelical Protestant167,792406
Mainline Protestant64,364114
Other42,33686
Black Protestant20,15628
Orthodox1,5246
None550,902-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 133
This county:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Travis County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 141
Travis County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 301
Here:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 772
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Travis County:

6.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Travis County:

21.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Travis County:

15.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Austin:

48.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.6%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Austin:

27.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Austin:

30.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Austin:

58.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Austin:

82.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Austin, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1,808$16,612,343$110,2590$0
Electric Power 1,647$11,548,663$84,14347$176,363
Parks and Recreation 1,190$4,060,379$40,945470$445,231
Health 1,075$5,734,472$64,01333$66,445
Firefighters 1,034$9,286,636$107,7750$0
Other Government Administration 926$5,599,083$72,55835$79,941
Streets and Highways 696$2,528,208$43,59016$23,846
Other and Unallocable 601$2,999,324$59,88731$73,881
Police - Other 580$2,462,476$50,94810$15,285
Water Supply 578$3,027,188$62,8481$1,366
Sewerage 526$2,920,666$66,6313$9,354
Financial Administration 461$3,131,816$81,52222$53,264
Solid Waste Management 411$1,920,961$56,08610$18,615
Airports 384$1,877,906$58,6853$3,252
Local Libraries 368$1,473,370$48,04556$80,183
Natural Resources 329$1,757,765$64,11319$17,666
Judicial and Legal 255$1,320,885$62,15916$44,161
Fire - Other 94$531,983$67,9130$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 52$289,924$66,9062$4,319
Totals for Government 13,015$79,084,048$72,917774$1,113,172

Austin government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $171,061,000 ($179.93)
    Regular Highways: $93,435,000 ($98.28)
    Water Utilities: $60,836,000 ($63.99)
    Air Transportation: $57,402,000 ($60.38)
    Sewerage: $51,824,000 ($54.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,976,000 ($48.36)
    General - Other: $44,207,000 ($46.50)
    Libraries: $35,617,000 ($37.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,734,000 ($33.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,315,000 ($15.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,896,000 ($14.62)
    Police Protection: $955,000 ($1.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($0.02)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,007,489,000 ($1059.72)
    Police Protection: $322,517,000 ($339.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $156,204,000 ($164.30)
    Health - Other: $139,322,000 ($146.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,323,000 ($137.08)
    Water Utilities: $119,731,000 ($125.94)
    Sewerage: $101,993,000 ($107.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,092,000 ($94.76)
    Air Transportation: $80,868,000 ($85.06)
    Regular Highways: $72,136,000 ($75.88)
    General - Other: $60,391,000 ($63.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,534,000 ($59.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,969,000 ($53.61)
    Central Staff Services: $47,491,000 ($49.95)
    Financial Administration: $37,162,000 ($39.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,323,000 ($37.15)
    Libraries: $34,467,000 ($36.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,908,000 ($2.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $977,000 ($1.03)
    Parking Facilities: $220,000 ($0.23)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,680,000 ($58.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,314,556,000 ($1382.70)
    Corporate Bonds: $460,715,000 ($484.60)
    Benefit Payments: $247,919,000 ($260.77)
    Other Investments - Other: $190,105,000 ($199.96)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $67,100,000 ($70.58)
    Withdrawals: $5,312,000 ($5.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $89,763,000 ($94.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $2,815,000 ($2.96)
    Health - Other: $1,496,000 ($1.57)
    Libraries: $1,415,000 ($1.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $621,000 ($0.65)
    Regular Highways: $378,000 ($0.40)
    Police Protection: $263,000 ($0.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $222,000 ($0.23)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($0.06)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $651,119,000 ($684.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $111,030,000 ($116.79)

Austin government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $260,046,000 ($273.53)
    Other: $142,708,000 ($150.11)
    Air Transportation: $142,353,000 ($149.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,622,000 ($101.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,991,000 ($82.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,977,000 ($44.15)
    Parking Facilities: $447,000 ($0.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000 ($0.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $95,225,000 ($100.16)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-5,461,000 ($-5.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $27,373,000 ($28.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $11,664,000 ($12.27)
    Other: $9,891,000 ($10.40)
    Air Transportation: $8,405,000 ($8.84)
    Highways: $2,925,000 ($3.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,124,000 ($12.75)
    Highways: $2,189,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $73,350,000 ($77.15)
    Interest Earnings: $28,969,000 ($30.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $26,396,000 ($27.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,884,000 ($24.07)
    Sale of Property: $7,148,000 ($7.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,999,000 ($3.15)
    Rents: $1,869,000 ($1.97)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,351,436,000 ($1421.49)
    Water Utilities: $256,945,000 ($270.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,352,000 ($10.89)
    Highways: $7,894,000 ($8.30)
    Other: $1,629,000 ($1.71)
    Health and Hospitals: $663,000 ($0.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $512,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $474,704,000 ($499.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $204,029,000 ($214.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $91,032,000 ($95.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,984,000 ($42.06)
    Other License: $39,278,000 ($41.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $524,000 ($0.55)

Austin government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,232,507,000 ($6555.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,871,801,000 ($6176.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,404,015,000 ($1476.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,309,000 ($1097.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $234,900,000 ($247.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $220,100,000 ($231.51)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,800,000 ($15.57)

Austin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $740,714,000 ($779.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,031,382,000 ($1084.85)
    Total Federal Securities: $265,323,000 ($279.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,256,592,000 ($1321.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $474,325,000 ($498.91)

11.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.15%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Williamson County, TX  1.55% ($62,041 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.55% ($80,954)
from Hays County, TX  0.45% ($66,128)


15.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.82%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,744 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Williamson County, TX  2.01% ($63,136 average AGI)
to Hays County, TX  0.74% ($64,673)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($57,828)
Businesses in Austin, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness5Journeys2
7-Eleven24Juicy Couture1
ALDO2Justice1
AMF Bowling1KFC9
AT&T18Kincaid1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's2
Abercrombie Kids1La Quinta10
Academy Sports + Outdoors3Lane Bryant3
Advance Auto Parts11Lane Furniture29
Aeropostale3LensCrafters3
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza10
Ann Taylor4Long John Silver's5
Apple Store2Lowe's5
Applebee's3Macy's3
Arby's3Marriott18
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls2
Audi2MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone15Maurices1
Avenue3Mazda2
BMW1McDonald's34
Bakers1Men's Wearhouse4
Banana Republic2Microtel1
Barnes & Noble3Motel 64
Baskin-Robbins4Motherhood Maternity4
Bath & Body Works6New Balance27
Baymont Inn2New York & Co1
Bebe1Nike48
Bed Bath & Beyond5Nissan2
Best Western2Nordstrom2
Blockbuster14Office Depot7
Brookstone2OfficeMax7
Budget Car Rental4Old Navy3
Buffalo Wild Wings3Olive Garden3
Burger King12Outback2
Burlington Coat Factory2Outback Steakhouse2
Buybuy BABY1Pac Sun1
CVS21Panda Express8
Cache2Panera Bread4
Carl\s Jr.2Papa John's Pizza9
Casual Male XL2Payless12
Catherines3Penske7
Chevrolet3PetSmart6
Chick-Fil-A9Pier 1 Imports3
Chico's3Pizza Hut16
Chipotle13Plato's Closet2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Popeyes7
Church's Chicken12Pottery Barn2
Cinnabon 8Pottery Barn Kids1
Circle K12Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Clarion1Quiznos18
Clarks1RadioShack16
Coldwater Creek2Ramada1
ColorTyme1Red Lobster2
Comfort Inn1Red Robin3
Comfort Suites3Red Roof Inn2
Costco1Rodeway Inn1
Crate & Barrel1Rooms To Go1
Cricket Wireless52Rue211
Crossland Economy Studios1Ryan's Grill1
Curves7Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL15SAS Shoes2
Days Inn3SONIC Drive-In26
Decora Cabinetry3Safeway9
Dennys5Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire6Sam's Club3
Domino's Pizza14Sears8
DressBarn3Sephora2
Dressbarn3Sheraton1
Dunkin Donuts1Shoe Carnival2
Econo Lodge1Skechers USA1
Ethan Allen1Soma Intimates2
Express3Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America5Sprint Nextel18
Extended Stay Deluxe4Staples2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks49
FedEx179Steak 'n Shake2
Finish Line2Studio 62
Firestone Complete Auto Care13Subaru1
Foot Locker2Subway55
Ford3Super 85
Forever 212T-Mobile23
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's2
GNC13T.J.Maxx2
GameStop13Taco Bell22
Gap3Talbots2
Goodwill2Target9
Gymboree2The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block19The Limited2
Havertys Furniture1The Room Place6
Haworth2Toyota2
Hilton17Toys"R"Us5
Hobby Lobby5Travelodge1
Holiday Inn15True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul29
Home Depot7UPS190
Homestead Studio Suites2Urban Outfitters2
Honda2Vans16
Hot Topic3Verizon Wireless4
Howard Johnson3Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt5Volkswagen2
IHOP9Vons9
InTown Suites1Waffle House2
J. Jill2Walgreens26
J.Crew2Walmart8
JCPenney3Wendy's23
Jack In The Box20Westin1
Jamba Juice6Wet Seal1
Jimmy Jazz2Whole Foods Market3
Jimmy John's11YMCA7
JoS. A. Bank3Z Gallerie1
Jones New York15

Strongest AM radio stations in Austin:

  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KFON (1490 AM; 1 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: PECAN RADIO PARTNERS, LTD.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KTXZ (1560 AM; 3 kW; WEST LAKE HILLS, TX; Owner: NOGALES BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXL (970 AM; 1 kW; DEL VALLE, TX; Owner: KIXL BROADCASTING, CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Austin:

  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KAZI (88.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: AUSTIN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KOOP (91.7 FM; HORNSBY, TX; Owner: TEXAS EDUC B/CTING CO-OPERATIVE, INC)
  • KVRX (91.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KQJZ (92.1 FM; HUTTO, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLE-FM (88.1 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: IXOYE PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Austin:

  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • KHPX-CA (Channel 48; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPZ-CA (Channel 64; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Austin: Milton M. Holland, Russell A. Steindam.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Austin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1,496Number of bridges
  • 39,439ft / 12,021mTotal length
  • $90,471,000Total costs
  • 35,925,277Total average daily traffic
  • 2,074,254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,823,929Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Austin, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 81910-1919
  • 181920-1929
  • 561930-1939
  • 241940-1949
  • 741950-1959
  • 941960-1969
  • 1991970-1979
  • 1971980-1989
  • 3451990-1999
  • 3522000-2009
  • 1282010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Austin, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Austin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 2,848 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Austin, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 563 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 722 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 4,109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Austin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Austin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 837 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 146 full and 29 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,387$176,9125,694$228,90313,498$221,542845$94,07741$6,292,8091,416$193,73845$56,237
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED92$167,519484$212,2531,252$198,468129$86,6783$647,000148$161,72732$40,545
APPLICATIONS DENIED703$145,9471,067$206,9693,571$214,089787$62,6699$4,025,889582$168,24060$45,408
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN331$171,879747$257,2542,724$214,550333$63,0825$20,595,800327$191,6187$66,499
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$179,549102$299,116659$220,515100$97,3470$060$151,6982$38,345

Detailed mortgage data for all 175 tracts in Austin, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 134 full and 29 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED783$231,184351$227,94417$244,669
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED204$228,389105$240,71724$201,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED126$231,55460$253,29010$252,432
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN45$253,75740$235,0492$525,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$207,4427$269,0202$128,500
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Austin, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Austin, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 2323. The highest number of reported fires - 3,415 took place in 2011, and the least - 555 in 2017. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Austin, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.1%), and Structure Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Austin, TX
    • 20,18351.1%Outside Fires
    • 10,68227.1%Structure Fires
    • 7,14518.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1,4763.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Austin, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Austin, Texas:

  • Hawthorn Suites Austin Central, 935 Ln Posada Dr, Austin, Texas 78752 , Phone: (512) 459-3335, Fax: (512) 467-9736
  • Omni Austin Hotel At Southpark, 4140 Governor's Row, Austin, Texas 78744 , Phone: (512) 448-2222, Fax: (512) 448-4744
  • Rodeway Inn At University, 2900 Ih-35 N, Austin, Texas 78705 , Phone: (512) 477-6395, Fax: (512) 477-1830
  • Lakeway Resort & Spa, 101 Lakeway Dr, Austin, Texas 78734 , Phone: (512) 261-6600, Fax: (512) 261-7322
  • Howard Johnson Plaza Austin, 7800 N Ih-35, Austin, Texas 78753 , Phone: (512) 836-8520, Fax: (512) 837-0897
  • Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752 , Phone: (512) 451-5757, Fax: (512) 206-3017
  • The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St, Austin, Texas 78701 , Phone: (512) 474-5911, Fax: (512) 474-2214
  • Embassy Suites Austin North, 5901 N Ih-35, Austin, Texas 78723 , Phone: (512) 454-8004, Fax: (512) 454-9047
  • 150 other hotels and motels
All 158 fire-safe hotels and motels in Austin, Texas
Most common first names in Austin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,08478.7 years
John1,91473.1 years
James1,66371.2 years
William1,64674.0 years
Robert1,40570.9 years
Charles96872.7 years
George80674.9 years
Dorothy77377.6 years
Ruth66081.9 years
Margaret62980.1 years
Most common last names in Austin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,03776.6 years
Johnson79975.9 years
Williams72474.8 years
Brown57873.0 years
Jones57574.7 years
Davis56676.2 years
Moore40174.6 years
Miller39575.3 years
Anderson39376.3 years
Jackson37974.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Austin, TX
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Austin, TX
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Austin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Austin on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 (78701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #8 (78701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #16 (78705) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #17 (78701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #19 (78705) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (78719) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #34 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (78746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (78759) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
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  • #79 (78759) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #94 (78741) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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