Austin: Population Profile

Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 585,000

1990: 846,227

2000: 1,249,763

Percent change, 1990–2000: 47.7%

U.S. rank in 1980: 63rd

U.S. rank in 1990: 52nd

U.S. rank in 2000: 37th

City Residents

1980: 345,890

1990: 472,020

2000: 656,562

2003 estimate: 672,011

Percent change, 1990–2000: 39.0%

U.S. rank in 1980: 42nd

U.S. rank in 1990: 27th (State rank: 5th)

U.S. rank in 2000: 22nd (State rank: 4th)

Density: 2,610.4 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 429,100

Black or African American: 65,956

American Indian and Alaska Native: 3,889

Asian: 30,960

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 469

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 200,579

Other: 106,538

Percent of residents born in state: 54.9% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Poplation under 5 years old: 46,715

Poplation 5 to 9 years old: 41,227

Poplation 10 to 14 years old: 37,108

Poplation 15 to 19 years old: 48,809

Poplation 20 to 24 years old: 82,945

Poplation 25 to 34 years old: 138,643

Poplation 35 to 44 years old: 104,874

Poplation 45 to 54 years old: 75,844

Poplation 55 to 59 years old: 21,440

Poplation 60 to 64 years old: 15,052

Poplation 65 to 74 years old: 23,008

Poplation 75 to 84 years old: 15,074

Population 85 years and older: 5,823

Median age: 29.6 years

Births (2002)

Total number: 12,387

Deaths (2002)

Total number: 3,370 (of which, 59 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $24,163

Median household income: $42,689

Total households: 265,594

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 24,799

$10,000 to $14,999: 14,492

$15,000 to $24,999: 32,628

$25,000 to $34,999: 35,546

$35,000 to $49,999: 43,524

$50,000 to $74,999: 51,029

$75,000 to $99,999: 27,568

$100,000 to $149,999: 21,889

$150,000 to $199,999: 6,742

$200,000 or more: 7,377

Percent of families below poverty level: 9.1% (39.3% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 42,979