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Population in 2012: 842,592 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.3%
Males: 426,808  (50.7%)
Females: 415,784  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Texas median age:  33.0 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 2012: $52,453 (it was $42,689 in 2000)
Austin:

$52,453
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,130 (it was $24,163 in 2000)

Austin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,100 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Austin:

$222,100
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $275,687; Detached houses: $285,543; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,645; In 2-unit structures: $218,350; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $255,909; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,520; Mobile homes: $41,733; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $47,648

Median gross rent in 2012: $974.

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  • White alone - 416,810 (49.5%)
  • Hispanic - 286,850 (34.0%)
  • Black alone - 62,148 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 53,311 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 20,222 (2.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1,351 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,127 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 776 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Austin: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.5%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.8%), United States (4.5%), French (2.7%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 501 feet

Land area: 251.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,350 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Austin,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Austin city:

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

152,638 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia).

This city:  18.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 1,380 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Texas as of January 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Austin to the number of sex offenders is 611 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,563 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,919 (1.8%)

Austin satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +161,405 (+19.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 385,373 (85.7%)

Area code: 512

Austin household income distribution Austin home values distribution

Property values in Austin, TX


Crime rates in Austin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 30262527272620302322382831
per 100,000 4.93.93.64.04.03.82.84.23.12.94.83.53.7
Rapes 349262256226303312319328273265265211209
per 100,000 57.139.037.333.144.345.044.945.836.234.533.326.125.1
Robberies 1,0041,1711,1741,2511,4061,1821,3581,4571,3331,4151,2311,106978
per 100,000 164.2174.4171.2183.3205.8170.6191.3203.3176.9184.0154.6137.0117.4
Assaults 1,6801,6701,7481,6491,8531,8731,9612,0562,3062,3222,2562,1262,187
per 100,000 274.7248.7254.9241.7271.2270.3276.3286.8306.0302.0283.3263.4262.6
Burglaries 6,4127,4396,9167,2406,8107,2857,4678,0318,5868,7538,7497,0427,244
per 100,000 1048.51107.91008.51061.1996.61051.21052.01120.41139.41138.31098.7872.6869.7
Thefts 26,49429,27629,72532,25931,93831,83531,56234,46133,58237,05434,82733,06933,913
per 100,000 4332.24360.04334.54727.84674.14593.74446.54807.54456.64818.74373.54097.74071.7
Auto thefts 2,7053,3663,1352,7712,6362,5482,5442,9612,6332,2192,2502,1392,315
per 100,000 442.3501.3457.1406.1385.8367.7358.4413.1349.4288.6282.6265.0277.9
Arson 142144152140116115881168796122127121
per 100,000 23.221.422.220.517.016.612.416.211.512.515.315.714.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 444.7436.0422.9436.6450.0438.4437.4470.3438.3447.4416.5370.4363.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Austin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,252 (1,628 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

1.95

Austin tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +159,408 (+32.1%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Software developers and programmers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2%)

Work and jobs in Austin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Austin, Texas

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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 the city 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 Austin 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 the city 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Austin topographic 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.

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

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

Biggest private high schools in Austin:

  • HYDE PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL - CENTRAL CAMPUS (Students: 845; Location: 3901 SPEEDWAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 1112 W 31ST ST; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • REGENTS SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 789; Location: 3230 TRAVIS COUNTRY CIR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BRENTWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 11908 N LAMAR BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 491; Location: 12124 RANCH RD 620 N; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ST MICHAEL''S CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 490; Location: 3000 BARTON CREEK BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • AUSTIN WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 8700 S VIEW RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • KIRBY HALL SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 306 W 29TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SAN JUAN DIEGO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 800 HERNDON LN; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE KHABELE SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 801 RIO GRANDE ST; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Austin:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Austin:

  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 1500 W ANDERSON LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 9400 NEENAH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST THERESAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 4311 SMALL DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST GABRIEL'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 2500 WIMBERLY LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 300 E HUNTLAND DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LOUIS SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 2114 SAINT JOSEPH BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AUSTIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 5006 SUNSET TRL; Grades: PK - 9)
  • ST IGNATIUS MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 120 W OLTORF ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE CHILDREN'S SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 2825 HANCOCK DR; Grades: PK - 3)
  • ST AUSTIN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 1911 SAN ANTONIO ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Austin, map of school districts

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.

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.7. This is worse than average.

City:

90.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.133
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 0.237. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

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

ANDERSON MILL MUD (Population served: 12500, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SAINT THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 9000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
EMMA LONG METRO PARK (Population served: 3840, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: SWTR
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-1998
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: SWTR
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: SWTR
  • One minor monitoring violation
ARROWHEAD SHORES (Population served: 3123, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHEROKEE SHORES WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 2544, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2002
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2001
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: SWTR
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: SWTR
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
AUSTINS COLONY (Population served: 2532, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One minor monitoring violation
TPWD LYNDON B JOHNSON SHP (Population served: 2000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CALENDER LAKE & HICKORY HILLS (Population served: 1911, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • BLUE MOUND (Population served: 2427, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BARTON CREEK WEST WSC (Population served: 1248, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • TPWD MARTIN CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD GOOSE ISLAND STATE PARK (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CANYON LAKE HILLS UNIT 1 (Population served: 552, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD LAKE CORPUS CHRISTI SP (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD CHOKE CANYON STATE PARK SOUTH SHORE (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • TPWD LAKE TEXANA STATE PARK (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD MARTIN DIES STATE PARK HEN HOUSE (Population served: 381, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TPWD GALVESTON ISLAND STATE PARK (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for other race residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
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 mentally retarded
  • 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

Austin, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Austin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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.

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) (Amended And
  • 34 other banks with 73 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Austin, Texas:

  • Hawthorn Suites Austin Central, 935 Ln Posada Dr, Austin, TX 78752 , Phone: (512) 459-3335, Fax: (512) 467-9736
  • Omni Austin Hotel At Southpark, 4140 Governor's Row, Austin, TX 78744 , Phone: (512) 448-2222, Fax: (512) 448-4744
  • Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton SPGS, Austin, TX 78704 , Phone: (512) 477-1234, Fax: (512) 480-2069
  • Rodeway Inn At University, 2900 Ih-35 N, Austin, TX 78705 , Phone: (512) 477-6395, Fax: (512) 477-1830
  • Austin Executive Lodging, 8312 Fathom Cir #1201, Austin, TX 78750 , Phone: (512) 258-6976
  • Hawthorn Suites Northwest Austin, 8888 Tallwood Dr, Austin, TX 78759 , Phone: (512) 343-0008, Fax: (512) 343-6532
  • Lakeway Resort & Spa, 101 Lakeway Dr, Austin, TX 78734 , Phone: (512) 261-6600, Fax: (512) 261-7322
  • Howard Johnson Plaza Austin, 7800 N Ih-35, Austin, TX 78753 , Phone: (512) 836-8520, Fax: (512) 837-0897
  • 156 other hotels and motels
All 164 fire-safe hotels and motels in Austin, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Austin travel time to work - commute Austin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Austin:

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Religion statistics for Austin city (based on Travis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.17%
Here: 46.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewishEpiscopal Church
Adherents44.2%20.6%5.9%3.6%3.5%
Congregations6.7%20.5%8.6%2.6%4.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.1%2.8%2.4%2.1%11.7%
Congregations4.5%4.0%2.9%8.8%37.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 133
Travis County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Travis County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

6.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Travis County:

21.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 506$2,556,422$60,62710$26,902
Other Government Administration 192$923,311$57,70711$13,184
Judicial and Legal 223$954,865$51,38321$38,094
Police Protection - Officers 1,469$10,200,474$83,3262$5,245
Police - Other 715$2,384,961$40,027140$54,945
Firefighters 1,044$6,658,862$76,5390$0
Fire - Other 56$244,516$52,3962$4,851
Streets and Highways 606$2,246,471$44,4852$4,762
Airports 317$1,143,024$43,2694$5,083
Health 1,323$5,875,582$53,29373$105,464
Solid Waste Management 433$1,479,762$41,0107$14,347
Sewerage 493$2,136,309$51,9994$5,550
Parks and Recreation 993$1,601,240$19,350212$112,086
Housing and Community Development(Local) 63$289,071$55,0612$5,770
Natural Resources 493$2,178,955$53,03722$35,028
Water Supply 423$1,822,985$51,7162$1,851
Electric Power 1,465$7,822,897$64,07835$108,242
Local Libraries 327$1,027,920$37,72241$47,946
Other and Unallocable 545$2,008,348$44,22172$59,176
Totals for Government 11,686$53,555,975$54,995662$648,526

Austin government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $193,207,000 ($229.30)
    Sewerage: $61,018,000 ($72.42)
    Water Utilities: $61,018,000 ($72.42)
    General: $35,084,000 ($41.64)
    Regular Highways: $29,927,000 ($35.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,029,000 ($28.52)
    Police Protection: $22,897,000 ($27.17)
    Air Transportation: $13,107,000 ($15.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,064,000 ($13.13)
    Health - Other: $6,702,000 ($7.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,953,000 ($2.32)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $554,235,000 ($657.77)
    Police Protection: $152,152,000 ($180.58)
    Health Services - Other: $109,779,000 ($130.29)
    Fire Protection: $82,625,000 ($98.06)
    General - Other: $80,058,000 ($95.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $61,313,000 ($72.77)
    Water Utilities: $59,009,000 ($70.03)
    Sewerage: $50,407,000 ($59.82)
    Air Transportation: $40,786,000 ($48.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,306,000 ($40.71)
    Financial Administration: $21,832,000 ($25.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $21,516,000 ($25.54)
    Central Staff Services: $20,741,000 ($24.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,731,000 ($24.60)
    Libraries: $17,065,000 ($20.25)
    Regular Highways: $13,731,000 ($16.30)
    Welfare - Other: $10,057,000 ($11.94)
    Own Hospitals: $176,000 ($0.21)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $104,091,000 ($123.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $798,693,000 ($947.90)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $128,140,000 ($152.08)
    Benefit Payments: $96,487,000 ($114.51)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $87,361,000 ($103.68)
    Withdrawals: $4,783,000 ($5.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,077,000 ($92.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $22,505,000 ($26.71)
    General - Other: $20,465,000 ($24.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,191,000 ($13.28)
    Fire Protection: $2,768,000 ($3.29)
    Police Protection: $1,722,000 ($2.04)
    Health - Other: $1,143,000 ($1.36)
    Own Hospitals: $453,000 ($0.54)
    Libraries: $146,000 ($0.17)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($0.02)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $535,520,000 ($635.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,606,000 ($94.48)

Austin government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $71,693,000 ($85.09)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $111,941,000 ($132.85)
    All Other: $88,262,000 ($104.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,534,000 ($48.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,373,000 ($31.30)
    Hospital Public: $811,000 ($0.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $328,451,000 ($389.81)
    Local Employee Contribution: $38,410,000 ($45.59)
    From Local Government: $34,625,000 ($41.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $22,128,000 ($26.26)
    All Other: $17,527,000 ($20.80)
    Health & Hospitals: $10,441,000 ($12.39)
    Highways: $1,632,000 ($1.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $12,489,000 ($14.82)
    Highways: $10,470,000 ($12.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $51,704,000 ($61.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $29,053,000 ($34.48)
    Special Assessments: $14,372,000 ($17.06)
    Rents: $8,711,000 ($10.34)
    Property Sale Other: $366,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $921,649,000 ($1093.83)
    Water Utilities: $130,424,000 ($154.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,251,000 ($14.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,387,000 ($12.33)
    Water Utilities: $7,878,000 ($9.35)
    Health & Hospitals: $6,083,000 ($7.22)
    General Support: $3,679,000 ($4.37)
    Highways: $425,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $232,573,000 ($276.02)
    Total General Sales: $110,454,000 ($131.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,409,000 ($36.09)
    Public Utilities: $28,962,000 ($34.37)
    NEC: $14,737,000 ($17.49)

Austin government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,592,259,000 ($1889.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,365,313,000 ($1620.37)
    Industrial Revenue: $150,763,000 ($178.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,485,472,000 ($1762.98)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $231,398,000 ($274.63)
    Water Utilities: $171,965,000 ($204.09)
    Other NEC: $149,363,000 ($177.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $880,648,000 ($1045.17)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $98,482,000 ($116.88)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $57,999,000 ($68.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,410,965,000 ($1674.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,215,807,000 ($1442.94)
    Other, NEC: $619,308,000 ($735.00)
    Industrial Revenue: $139,813,000 ($165.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,950,000 ($13.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $354,693,000 ($420.95)
    Water Utilities: $222,989,000 ($264.65)
    Other, NEC: $134,879,000 ($160.08)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,800,000 ($5.70)

Austin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $344,012,000 ($408.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $397,134,000 ($471.32)
    Total Federal Securities: $363,890,000 ($431.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,554,000 ($224.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $655,564,000 ($778.03)

11.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200548,685 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.17%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries($890 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.27%
Texas average:

0.20%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williamson County, TX  1.69% ($43,115 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.67% ($52,053)
from Hays County, TX  0.54% ($34,109)


9.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200646,957 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries($475 average AGI)
Travis County:

0.11%
Texas average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Williamson County, TX  2.24% ($45,873 average AGI)
to Hays County, TX  0.65% ($46,772)
to Harris County, TX  0.55% ($49,574)

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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Austin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 415 meters (1,362ft)
Total costs: $355,000
Total average daily traffic: 512,952
Total average daily truck traffic: 33,014

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 8
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: 2182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Austin, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 413 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 653 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 3214 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Austin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Austin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 822 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2912
  • Hazardous Condition: 3547
  • Service Call: 302
  • Good Intent Call: 57

Incident types - Austin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Austin, TX
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
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

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  • #73 (78701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
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