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Austin County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 30,562 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 23,590 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,297
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,895
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,754
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,645 (it was 1,993 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 653 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Austin County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.6%), Construction (23.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Austin County, TX (2017)
    • 18,81079.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,95433.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,62111.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6622.8%Two or more races
    • 370.2%Some other race alone
    • 170.07%Asian alone
    • 90.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 15,091  (49.4%)
Females: 15,471  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Austin County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,319 ($38,615 in 1999)
This county:

$61,319
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $688 (lower quartile is $548, upper quartile is $922)
This county:

$688
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,808 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Austin:

$186,808
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,651 - $298,693
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,584
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $464

Institutionalized population: 199

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 133
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 79
  • Thefts: 107
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2000: 114 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $192,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Austin, TX residents
Average permit cost in Austin, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,254 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,049 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Austin, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Austin, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Austin, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
Austin County:

12.8%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.9% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.4 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Black residents: 39.5 years old, American Indian residents: 61.5 years old, Asian residents: 63.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Austin County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $762 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sealy, Bellville, West End, Wallis, San Felipe, Brazos Country, Industry.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Austin County: Flying Bull Ranch (A), Jo Jan Van Camp (B), Perry Ranch (C), Alto Frio Encampment (D), Auld Ranch (E), Buckhorn Windmill (F), Buffalo Windmill (G), Chittim Ranch (H), Dardy Windmill (I), Divide Community House (J), Eagle Ranch (K), Garven Store (L), Greenwood Valley Ranch (M), Haby Ranch (N), Hillcrest Ranch (O), Love Ranch (P), Maverick Windmill (Q), Old Windmill (R), Prade Ranch (S), Butt Foundation Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clark Cemetery (1), Exile Cemetery (2), Garden of Memories (3), Cypress Creek Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Jack Waterhole (A), Pfletcher Lake (B), Post Oak Waterhole (C), Blue Hole (D), Harrison Lake (E), Pletcher Lake (F), Big Lake (G), Eagle Ranch Lake Number 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Bee Creek (B), Ash Creek (C), Sycamore Creek (D), South Camp Wood Creek (E), Ranch Creek (F), Patterson Creek (G), Paint Creek (H), Walnut Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Austin County: Bruce Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Lafourche Parish, Louisiana , St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana , Kerr County , Lavaca County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Austin, TX
County total employment by year in Austin, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Austin, TX

Current college students: 647
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,126 (26.8% naturalized citizens)

Austin County:

10.2%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7472010 or later
  • 7942000 to 2009
  • 8401990 to 1999
  • 5881980 to 1989
  • 2751970 to 1979
  • 202Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.8%

Austin County marital status for males Austin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,857
  • One, attached: 266
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 552
  • 5 to 9: 293
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 128
  • 50 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 2,282
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Austin County with a mortgage: 3,957 (64 second mortgage, 185 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,668

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Austin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3335
Evangelical Protestant4,96525
Mainline Protestant3,83816
Black Protestant1,0186
Other4973
None9,766-
Austin County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Austin County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Austin County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Austin County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Austin County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Austin County:

Average size of farms: 176 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,524
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.03
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,632
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,625
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.88
Corn for grain: 4701 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2998 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 840 acres

Tornado activity:

Austin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 21668464.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1995, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Austin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 134.6 miles away from Austin County center
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 345.8 miles away from the county 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 427.6 miles away from the county 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 126.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.2 miles away from Austin County 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 126.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Austin County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Austin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,922 (80.3%)
  • Carpooled: 969 (8.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 56 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 225 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,047 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Venezuela (3%)
  • Belgium (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Cuba (0%)
  • Other South America (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Austin County


  • German (15%)
  • American (8%)
  • Czech (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • African (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Austin County, Texas in 2000:

  • 196 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Austin County, Texas in 2010:

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $85,926.

6.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.23% relocated from other counties in Texas ($54,010 average AGI)
0.63% relocated from other states ($6,555 average AGI)
Austin County:

0.63%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  2.29% ($62,374 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.89% ($82,382)
from Waller County, TX  0.47% ($45,222)
from Washington County, TX  0.32% ($36,595)
from Colorado County, TX  0.26% ($57,033)
from Travis County, TX  0.19% ($79,864)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.16% relocated to other counties in Texas ($44,402 average AGI)
0.94% relocated to other states ($5,472 average AGI)
Austin County:

0.94%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  1.89% ($56,764 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.67% ($55,078)
to Washington County, TX  0.66% ($36,605)
to Waller County, TX  0.46% ($45,660)
to Colorado County, TX  0.34% ($77,897)
to Brazos County, TX  0.23% ($42,115)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.18% ($55,095)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Austin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Austin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Austin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Austin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Austin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Austin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Austin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Austin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Austin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,343 (3,843 aged, 500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,442 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Austin County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (423)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (313)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (239)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (217)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (149)
  • Unspecified dementia (116)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (94)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (91)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (84)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (83)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,407
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 97
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,248

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,332
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,171
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 194.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 137.3
  • Other - 57.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,562
  • In family households: 26,805 (4,521 male householders, 4,045 female householders)
    6,930 spouses, 9,424 children (8,784 natural, 96 adopted, 538 stepchildren), 547 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 177 parents, 545 other relatives, 383 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,507 (1,318 male householders (1,179 living alone)), 1,741 female householders (1,542 living alone)), 433 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 273

Size of family households: 4,000 2-persons, 1,408 3-persons, 1,629 4-persons, 906 5-persons, 457 6-persons, 178 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,721 1-person, 243 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

4,974 married couples with children.
1,739 single-parent households (238 men, 1,501 women).

79.8% of residents of Austin speak English at home.
18.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $503,700,000 ($19,523 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $375,912,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,025,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,787,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,174,000
Federal grants: $25,914,000
Federal procurement contracts: $374,535,000 ($371,833,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,264,000 ($1,817,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,442,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,952,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,739,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,748
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,405
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +326
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,920
Here:

+73 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Austin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Austin County, Texas
  • Year house built in Austin County, Texas
  • 7182014 or later
  • 6312010 to 2013
  • 2,6512000 to 2009
  • 2,1881990 to 1999
  • 2,1701980 to 1989
  • 1,5531970 to 1979
  • 8241960 to 1969
  • 6321950 to 1959
  • 6751940 to 1949
  • 1,5741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Austin County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin County, Texas
  • 291 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 1,0094 rooms
  • 1,8275 rooms
  • 2,0596 rooms
  • 1,5437 rooms
  • 8698 rooms
  • 1,0589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin County, Texas
  • 771 room
  • 2512 rooms
  • 2793 rooms
  • 1,0484 rooms
  • 7085 rooms
  • 3406 rooms
  • 1657 rooms
  • 1228 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Austin County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin County, Texas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 1,4792 bedrooms
  • 5,0203 bedrooms
  • 1,5014 bedrooms
  • 3095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin County, Texas
  • 95no bedroom
  • 4441 bedroom
  • 1,4612 bedrooms
  • 9313 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Austin County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Austin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Austin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 183no vehicle
  • 2,1001 vehicle
  • 3,3392 vehicles
  • 1,8493 vehicles
  • 9104 vehicles
  • 2165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Austin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Austin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 248no vehicle
  • 1,3261 vehicle
  • 1,1972 vehicles
  • 2063 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

88.5% of Austin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Texas.

Austin County:

88.5%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,557
  • Other state: 5,726
  • Northeast: 647
  • Midwest: 1,657
  • South: 2,212
  • West: 1,193
Year householders moved into unit in Austin County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Austin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 271
Here:

7.9%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 157
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 96
Here:

12.1%
Texas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Austin County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,782,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Police Protection: $3,261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,714,000
    Health - Other: $1,498,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    General - Other: $904,000
    General Public Buildings: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Central Staff Services: $371,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    Libraries: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,371,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,734,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,199,000
    General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $266,000
    General - Other: $108,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,558,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $898,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,514,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,184,000
    Other License: $792,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,170,000

Austin County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,782,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Police Protection: $3,261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,714,000
    Health - Other: $1,498,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    General - Other: $904,000
    General Public Buildings: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Central Staff Services: $371,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    Libraries: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,371,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,734,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,199,000
    General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $266,000
    General - Other: $108,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,558,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $898,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,514,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,184,000
    Other License: $792,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,170,000

Austin County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,782,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Police Protection: $3,261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,714,000
    Health - Other: $1,498,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    General - Other: $904,000
    General Public Buildings: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Central Staff Services: $371,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    Libraries: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,371,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,734,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,199,000
    General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $266,000
    General - Other: $108,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,558,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $898,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,514,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,184,000
    Other License: $792,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,170,000

Austin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,782,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Police Protection: $3,261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,714,000
    Health - Other: $1,498,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    General - Other: $904,000
    General Public Buildings: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Central Staff Services: $371,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    Libraries: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,371,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,734,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,199,000
    General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $110,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $266,000
    General - Other: $108,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,558,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $898,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,514,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,184,000
    Other License: $792,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,170,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 423
  • Number of aged recipients: 95
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 328
  • Number of recipients under 18: 68
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 220
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 191
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 167
Most common first names in Austin County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15677.0 years
Mary14381.0 years
Willie10477.0 years
Joe9577.6 years
William9574.6 years
Frank9378.5 years
James9074.2 years
Annie7981.4 years
Robert7672.9 years
Charles7077.7 years
Most common last names in Austin County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5974.2 years
Smith5675.2 years
Williams4176.8 years
Jackson3875.8 years
Harris3373.5 years
Schroeder3381.8 years
Remmert3181.6 years
Miller3080.3 years
Jones2972.9 years
Brown2678.6 years
Businesses in Austin County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
Curves2Subway4
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1