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Austin, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

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

$332,700
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $227,000 - $486,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $403,631
Here:

$403,631
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $276,914
Here:

$276,914
State:

$241,439

In 2-unit structures: $233,208
Here:

$233,208
State:

$179,198

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,067
Here:

$209,067
State:

$206,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $397,920
Here:

$397,920
State:

$271,582

Mobile homes: $50,272
Here:

$50,272
State:

$77,722

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,127,809
Here:

$1,127,809
State:

$60,875

Austin,TX index of house prices

Total population: 912,791 (Urban population: 649,620 (649,408 inside urbanized areas, 212 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6,682 (47 farm, 6,635 nonfarm))

Houses: 417,939 (376,509 occupied: 169,291 owner occupied, 207,218 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,662 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $903,975.

Median contract rent in 2017: $633 (lower quartile is $513, upper quartile is $788)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,637


Median gross rent in Austin, TX in 2017: $724

Housing units in Austin with a mortgage: 117,308 (1,973 second mortgage, 5,986 home equity loan, 519 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51,983

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $111,002

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $75,347

Median monthly housing costs: $1,342


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Austin, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1989

Household type by relationship:

Households: 950,714
  • In family households: 652,779 (103,454 male householders, 91,443 female householders)
    145,468 spouses, 230,391 children (218,636 natural, 5,915 adopted, 5,840 stepchildren), 12,651 grandchildren, 19,216 brothers or sisters, 18,041 parents, 13,213 other relatives, 18,902 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 277,126 (94,334 male householders (62,816 living alone)), 87,278 female householders (67,111 living alone)), 95,514 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 20,809

Size of family households: 84,335 2-persons, 46,875 3-persons, 37,450 4-persons, 17,655 5-persons, 5,425 6-persons, 3,157 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 129,927 1-person, 41,546 2-persons, 6,317 3-persons, 2,637 4-persons, 955 5-persons, 230 6-persons.

128,532 married couples with children.
47,481 single-parent households (10,242 men, 37,239 women).

67.7% of residents of Austin speak English at home.
23.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 177,844 (18.7%)
(31.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Austin, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Austin, Texas
  • 1,088no bedroom
  • 4,6321 bedroom
  • 24,0172 bedrooms
  • 87,1003 bedrooms
  • 44,0174 bedrooms
  • 8,4375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin, Texas
  • 13,902no bedroom
  • 77,8491 bedroom
  • 76,0002 bedrooms
  • 31,9423 bedrooms
  • 6,6154 bedrooms
  • 9105+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Austin in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Austin in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,470no vehicle
  • 45,5951 vehicle
  • 85,0072 vehicles
  • 26,2243 vehicles
  • 6,6144 vehicles
  • 3,3815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Austin in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Austin in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20,003no vehicle
  • 106,1581 vehicle
  • 65,1572 vehicles
  • 11,0543 vehicles
  • 3,2304 vehicles
  • 1,6165+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Austin, Texas
  • 9111 room
  • 1,4602 rooms
  • 5,8113 rooms
  • 21,0904 rooms
  • 36,1195 rooms
  • 37,4316 rooms
  • 24,5987 rooms
  • 17,4428 rooms
  • 24,4299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin, Texas
  • 12,9271 room
  • 30,4732 rooms
  • 58,7333 rooms
  • 55,3964 rooms
  • 26,1185 rooms
  • 12,8436 rooms
  • 5,7147 rooms
  • 2,7818 rooms
  • 2,2339+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Austin, TX
  • Austin, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Austin, TX in 2017
  • 22,077Less than $10,000
  • 21,688$10,000 to $19,999
  • 29,840$20,000 to $29,999
  • 31,358$30,000 to $39,999
  • 32,110$40,000 to $49,999
  • 26,471$50,000 to $59,999
  • 42,781$60,000 to $74,999
  • 44,388$75,000 to $99,999
  • 38,841$100,000 to $124,999
  • 23,524$125,000 to $149,999
  • 27,937$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35,494$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Austin, TX

  • Distribution of house value in Austin, TX in 2017
  • 1,097Less than $10,000
  • 447$10,000 to $14,999
  • 368$15,000 to $19,999
  • 362$20,000 to $24,999
  • 408$25,000 to $29,999
  • 383$30,000 to $34,999
  • 276$35,000 to $39,999
  • 457$40,000 to $49,999
  • 456$50,000 to $59,999
  • 376$60,000 to $69,999
  • 378$70,000 to $79,999
  • 922$80,000 to $89,999
  • 529$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,124$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,177$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9,297$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6,356$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22,042$200,000 to $249,999
  • 21,252$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33,446$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22,793$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23,913$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8,013$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,032$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,163$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2,224$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Austin, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Austin, TX in 2017
  • 1,050Less than $100
  • 596$100 to $149
  • 1,559$150 to $199
  • 231$200 to $249
  • 237$250 to $299
  • 769$300 to $349
  • 1,333$350 to $399
  • 1,177$400 to $449
  • 1,175$450 to $499
  • 1,620$500 to $549
  • 1,905$550 to $599
  • 2,032$600 to $649
  • 3,478$650 to $699
  • 4,677$700 to $749
  • 6,682$750 to $799
  • 25,222$800 to $899
  • 23,155$900 to $999
  • 53,833$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28,167$1,250 to $1,499
  • 30,576$1,500 to $1,999
  • 8,444$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2,684$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,537$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,230$3,500 or more
  • 3,849No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 47,301 (8.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 9,319
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 36,730
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 65,909
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 93,722
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 79,367
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 38,640
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 76,486
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 13,258
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 16,557
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 35,888
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 18,300
  • 90 or more minutes: 8,627
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Austin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 580,638 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 67,979 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17,240 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 516 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 259 (0%)
  • Railroad: 916 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 172 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6,787 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 6,429 (1%)
  • Walked: 13,448 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 47,301 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Austin, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Austin, Texas
  • 59,0642010 or later
  • 50,1932000 to 2009
  • 35,4991990 to 1999
  • 25,5031980 to 1989
  • 11,2551970 to 1979
  • 6,230Before 1970
Ancestries in Austin, TX

First ancestries reported:

  • European: 36,172 (6.4%)
  • German: 26,015 (4.6%)
  • American: 25,892 (4.6%)
  • English: 16,062 (2.9%)
  • Irish: 14,630 (2.6%)
  • Italian: 5,912 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 4,928 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 4,645 (0.8%)
  • African: 4,460 (0.8%)
  • Polish: 4,140 (0.7%)
  • French: 3,956 (0.7%)
  • British: 3,765 (0.7%)
  • Iranian: 2,661 (0.5%)
  • Czech: 2,349 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 2,226 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 2,222 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 2,101 (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 2,085 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 1,931 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 1,605 (0.3%)
  • Iraqi: 1,470 (0.3%)
  • Lebanese: 1,224 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 1,214 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 1,129 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 1,086 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 1,053 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 938 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 906 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 862 (0.2%)
  • Afghan: 739 (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 681 (0.1%)
  • Danish: 652 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 632 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 617 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 453 (0.08%)
  • Hungarian: 445 (0.08%)
  • Kenyan: 437 (0.08%)
  • Ukrainian: 425 (0.08%)
  • Portuguese: 417 (0.07%)
  • Haitian: 391 (0.07%)
  • Armenian: 387 (0.07%)
  • Romanian: 381 (0.07%)
  • Lithuanian: 357 (0.06%)
  • Austrian: 354 (0.06%)
  • Cajun: 333 (0.06%)
  • Swiss: 328 (0.06%)
  • Ghanaian: 327 (0.06%)
  • Somali: 295 (0.05%)
  • Moroccan: 291 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 264 (0.05%)
  • Australian: 264 (0.05%)
  • Bulgarian: 238 (0.04%)
  • Croatian: 236 (0.04%)
  • Jamaican: 205 (0.04%)
  • Sudanese: 205 (0.04%)
  • Palestinian: 200 (0.04%)
  • Syrian: 197 (0.04%)
  • Slovak: 183 (0.03%)
  • Albanian: 177 (0.03%)
  • Finnish: 175 (0.03%)
  • Egyptian: 152 (0.03%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 142 (0.03%)
  • Yugoslavian: 141 (0.03%)
  • German Russian: 132 (0.02%)
  • South African: 130 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 120 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 116 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 115 (0.02%)
  • West Indian: 97 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 97 (0.02%)
  • Guyanese: 79 (0.01%)
  • British West Indian: 78 (0.01%)
  • Jordanian: 72 (0.01%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 59 (0.01%)
  • Alsatian: 53 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 49 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 35 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 32 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Austin:

42.0% (74,826)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

India
Austin:

10.1% (17,900)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Austin:

4.3% (7,669)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Austin:

4.1% (7,361)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Austin:

3.5% (6,238)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Cuba
Austin:

2.9% (5,137)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Austin:

2.5% (4,380)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Austin:

2.3% (4,071)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Austin:

2.2% (3,852)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Austin:

1.6% (2,862)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 502,426
  • Other state: 251,092
  • Northeast: 47,754
  • Midwest: 67,510
  • South: 70,461
  • West: 65,367

78.9% of Austin residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54.6% lived in Texas.


Austin:

78.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4,652
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3,063
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,700
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,711
  • 9th grade: 4,318
  • 10th grade: 4,522
  • 11th grade: 4,841
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,652
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 57,105
  • Less than 1 year of college: 15,210
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 42,060
  • Associate degree: 17,138
  • Bachelor's degree: 106,584
  • Master's degree: 41,102
  • Professional school degree: 12,813
  • Doctorate degree: 9,503
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,012
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,923
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5,055
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5,106
  • 9th grade: 3,429
  • 10th grade: 3,300
  • 11th grade: 3,278
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,964
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 56,029
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,075
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 40,299
  • Associate degree: 18,858
  • Bachelor's degree: 104,970
  • Master's degree: 46,476
  • Professional school degree: 8,739
  • Doctorate degree: 6,165
Educational Attainment for Females
Austin marital status for males
Austin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 193,304
  • One, attached: 22,336
  • Two: 14,100
  • 3 or 4: 17,346
  • 5 to 9: 25,141
  • 10 to 19: 49,639
  • 20 to 49: 37,161
  • 50 or more: 52,509
  • Mobile homes: 6,141
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 262

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Austin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Austin, TX
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Austin, TX
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,360
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,968
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,112
Here:

15.1%
Texas:

15.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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