Austin, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 842,595

Homefacts City Report

Austin is located in Travis County, TX. The population is 842,595, making Austin the largest city in Travis County and the 4th largest city in the state of Texas.

There are 248 public schools in Austin with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Austin is moderate, and there are 1,361 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Austin is low and the median home sales price is $210,933.

Cities near Austin include Rollingwood, West Lake Hills and Lost Creek.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 12%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 39.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 48.3%

Crime Rate

27.02% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 229
  • Violent Crimes: 408
  • Robbery: 110
  • Burglary: 547
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

0.56% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,361 offenders in Austin
  • 16.15 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $304,950
  • Median Sales Price: $210,933
  • Foreclosures: 78
  • Homes For Sale: 807
  • Homes For Rent: 182

Environmental Hazards

2,207 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 71
  • Registered Polluters: 57
  • Superfunds: 29
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,050

Unemployment

Low 2.5%
  • Texas unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

248 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 248 K-12 public schools in Austin, TX and 81 private schools. Homefacts rates Austin's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

1,361 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
  • Total Crime Index
  • Violent Crime Index
  • Property Crime Index

Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$304,950 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$210,933 compared to December 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.2%
  • Rented
    51.1%
  • Owned
    40.7%

807 Homes For Sale View All

$319,900
13012 Rampart St
Austin, TX 78727
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$549,000
54 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$434,900
10602 Lynncrest Cv
Austin, TX 78726
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$330,000
208 W 45th St
Austin, TX 78751
-- Beds | -- Baths

78 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$173,422
Briar Hollow Dr
Austin, TX 78729
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$636,000
Circle Ridge
Austin, TX 78746
7 Beds | 7 Baths
$193,588
Lazy Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78724
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Hookbilled Kite
Austin, TX 78738
4 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9,442 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Austin, TX issued 9,442 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 9,442 permits, 2800 were issued for single family homes and 6,642 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Austin, TX issued 11,834 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 11,834 permits, 2573 were issued for single family homes and 9,261 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

182 Rental Properties View All

$1,500
8 Tournament Way
Austin, TX 78738
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$2,300
1902 Outwood Mill Ln
Austin, TX 78744
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$3,800
207 Hensley Dr
Austin, TX 78738
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,750
3100 Fontana Dr
Austin, TX 78704
3 Beds | 1 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2207 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Austin, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Austin, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Austin, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Austin, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/417)
    Austin, TX has 98.08% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Austin, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.75 Average
    Austin, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 52.05°
  • February 56.53°
  • March 64.02°
  • April 70.73°
  • May 78.2°
  • June 85.21°
  • July 86.9°
  • August 88°
  • September 79.47°
  • October 70.9°
  • November 61.83°
  • December 50.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Austin, TX

Earthquakes
Austin, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Austin, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Austin, TX has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Austin, TX has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Austin, TX: $62,250

Unemployment

Unemployment in Austin is 2.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.49%
White Collar - 68.51%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Michael T. McCaul
  • Bill Flores
  • Lamar Smith
  • Roger Williams

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

245 FCC Towers view all

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