Austin County, TX Demographic Data

Austin County, TX Summary

Austin County is located in Texas
  • Population: 28,558
  • Area: 656.38 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 646.51 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 9.88 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 43.50 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 154.86 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Austin County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
14,500
50%
50.8
Male
14,386
50%
49.2
Total Population
28,886
 
321,419,000

Austin County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,756
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,541
5.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,544
8.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,964
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,734
6.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,836
9.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
3,625
12.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,810
13.2% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,128
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,028
7.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,949
10.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,423
4.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
548
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
21,745
75.3%
77.1
Female
11,061
50.9%
51.4
Male
10,684
49.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
20,636
71.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
6,109
21.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
4,920
17.0%
14.9
Female
2,676
54.4%
55.9
Male
2,244
45.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
41
NR
NR

Austin County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
28,041
97.1% 
96.9
White
24,483
84.8% 
73.1
Black or African American
2,553
8.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
7
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
998
3.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
845
2.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,327
25.4% 
17.6
Mexican
6,565
22.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
37
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
14
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
711
2.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
21,559
74.6% 
82.4

Austin County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,786
9.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,229
6.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,870
30.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
4,822
24.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,759
9.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,778
14.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,103
5.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,015
15.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
16,332
84.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,881
20.1%
30.6

Austin County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
5,386
23.4%
33.5%
Now Married
13,736
59.6%
47.5
Divorced
2,189
9.5%
11.0%
Separated
271
1.2%
2.1
Widowed
1,463
6.3
5.8%

Austin County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
21,735
80.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
5,395
19.9%
21.5%
Spanish
5,014
18.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
367
1.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
14
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Austin County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
639
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
510
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,413
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,140
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,413
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,871
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,474
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,596
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
558
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
424
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
53,687
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,658
 
29,979

Austin County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
788
5.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
768
5.7%
9.8
Construction
1,341
9.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,392
17.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
650
4.8%
6.5
Information
171
1.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,068
15.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
548
4.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,085
8.0%
11.3
Public administration
456
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
1,779
13.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
973
7.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
464
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,814
13.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,157
30.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,386
17.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
2,825
21.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
2,301
17.1%
18.0%

Austin County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
13,338
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,757
80.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,554
11.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
9
0.1%
5.2
Walked
116
0.9%
2.8
Other means
199
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
703
5.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Austin County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
304
2.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,647
33.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
4,336
39.3%
37.2
3 or more
2,751
24.9%
20.3

Austin County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,038
85.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
8,156
73.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,882
26.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,940
14.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Austin County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
12,978
1 room
97
0.7%
2.3
2 rooms
232
1.8%
2.5
3 rooms
744
5.7%
9.0
4 rooms
2,309
17.8%
16.6
5 rooms
2,705
20.8%
20.0
6 rooms
2,773
21.4%
17.9
7 rooms
1,975
15.2%
12.1
8 rooms
996
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,147
8.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Austin County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
12,978
 
 
1-unit, detached
9,631
74.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
230
1.8%
5.8
2-units
78
0.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
421
3.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
237
1.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
56
0.4%
4.6
20 or more units
115
0.9%
8.8
Mobile home
2,194
16.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
16
0.1%
0.1

Austin County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,467
11.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
729
5.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
613
4.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
952
7.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,790
13.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,279
17.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,021
15.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,794
21.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
291
2.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
42
0.3%
0.5%

Austin County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,320
21.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,873
17.0%
4.7
Electricity
6,333
57.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
279
2.5%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
153
1.4%
0.5
No fuel used
74
0.7%
1.2

Austin County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,603
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
33
0.9%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
202
5.6%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
294
8.2%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
632
17.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
726
20.1%
20.3%
$500 to $999
792
22.0%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
924
25.6%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,386
38.7%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
667
18.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
479
13.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
234
6.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
820
22.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
17
NR
NR

Austin County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,472 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
1
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
15
0.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
118
4.8%
11.0%
Less than $500
341
13.8%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
402
16.3%
27.9%
$500 to $999
1,595
64.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
410
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
825
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
520
21.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
233
9.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
332
13.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
378
15.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
152
6.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
828
33.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
439
NR
NR

Austin County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
8,156
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
992
12.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,403
17.2%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,443
17.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,300
15.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,501
18.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,033
12.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
395
4.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
89
1.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
157,000
 
194,500
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