Latest Data (2016)
Population 947,890
Nationwide Rank 11

Quick Facts

Austin, Texas is the 11th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Austin, Texas is a city.

Austin, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Austin had its largest population ever.

Austin, Texas is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Austin, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1 New York, New York 8,537,673 6.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,976,322 7.3%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,704,958 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,303,482 16.4%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%
21 Washington, District of Columbia 681,170 19.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
7 San Antonio 1,492,510 28.2%
9 Dallas 1,317,929 10.6%
11 Austin 947,890 41.0%
16 Fort Worth 854,113 56.4%
20 El Paso 683,080 20.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 947,890 11
2015 931,830 11
2014 912,791 11
2013 885,400 11
2012 842,592 11
2011 817,197 13
2010 790,390 14
2009 786,386 15
2008 767,201 15
2007 749,120 16
2006 730,729 16
2005 708,293 16
2004 696,384 16
2003 687,103 16
2002 684,634 17
2001 685,684 17
2000 672,241 17
1990 494,290 25
1980 345,496 42
1970 251,808 56
1960 186,545 67
1950 132,459 73