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Austin Residents

Austin Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
944,658
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
12.5%
Non-Citizens
11.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 229 responses
  • Friendly
    44%
  • Family oriented
    22%
  • Interesting
    13%
  • Undisruptive
    6%
  • Hurried
    4%
  • Liberal
    3%
  • Cranky
    2%

Austin Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    48%
  • Hispanic
    33%
  • Asian
    8%
  • African American
    7%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Male
    51%
  • Female
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%

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Income

Median Household Income
$78,965
National
$69,021
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    14%
  • $25-$44k
    14%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    30%
  • $150k+
    22%
Median Individual Income
$41,242
National
$34,429
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    20%
  • $15-$34k
    23%
  • $35-$64k
    27%
  • $65k+
    30%

Community

Poll
80%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 237 responses
Poll
63%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 235 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 162 responses
  • Be friendly
    24%
  • The traffic is gross guys
    19%
  • Be accepting and help Keep Austin Weird
    17%
  • You can visit, but please don't move here.
    14%
  • It's expensive
    12%
  • The traffic is bad bc all you people moving here!
    4%
  • Do your research
    3%

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