Nationwide Claims to Fame

Austin is 10th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Austin is 11th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Austin is 12th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Austin is 12th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Austin is 14th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Austin is 18th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Austin is 26th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Austin is 4th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Austin is 5th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Austin is 14th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 842,592 4th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 297.9 5th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,653.2 69th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 262nd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.2% 346th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.0% 314th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.6% 144th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 44.5% 44th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Race - White 68.3% 276th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 8.1% 168th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 78th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.3% 38th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 43rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.4% 48th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 35.1% 151st 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 48.7% 213th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Female residents 49.4% 348th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.3% 81st 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Housing units 354,241 4th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 47.6% 14th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 322,979 4th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 45.5% 371st 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $209,900 40th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 364th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Income per capita $31,170 70th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $51,596 153rd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.5% 175th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Austin Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 80,582 4th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $13,493,511 4th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,012 108th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,655,728 4th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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