Statewide Claims to Fame

Austin is 2nd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Austin is 5th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Austin is 17th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 24,800 37th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.8 69th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,096 45th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 33rd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.6% 63rd 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.7% 26th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.0% 140th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.0% 131st 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 86.8% 96th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.0% 56th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 102nd 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 72nd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 2nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 57th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 15.4% 5th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 77.4% 122nd 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.8% 91st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.7% 29th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 10,870 33rd 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.7% 66th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 10,398 34th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.8% 106th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $94,600 134th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.3 99th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $23,325 119th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $39,741 128th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.3% 17th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Austin Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,418 68th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $275,945 61st $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,024 79th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $35,043 46th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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