Austin, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 842,595

Homefacts City Report

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

30.69% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 248
  • Violent Crimes: 373
  • Robbery: 99
  • Burglary: 533
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

2.48% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,360 offenders in Austin
  • 16.14 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $359,000
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 78
  • Homes For Sale: 1,030
  • Homes For Rent: 215

Environmental Hazards

2,206 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 70
  • Registered Polluters: 57
  • Superfunds: 29
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,050

Unemployment

Low 3.1%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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

1,360 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$359,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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

1,030 Homes For Sale View All

$365,000
8800 Huebinger Pass
Austin, TX 78745
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$241,999
2104 Narrow Glen Pkwy
Austin, TX 78744
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$448,000
15616 Belfin Dr
Austin, TX 78717
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$415,000
103 Triton Ct
Austin, TX 78734
3 Beds | 2 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

215 Rental Properties View All

$2,900
103 Triton Ct
Austin, TX 78734
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,395
1401 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78702
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$2,100
15841 Garrison Cir
Austin, TX 78717
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,850
6627 Valleyside Rd
Austin, TX 78731
2 Beds | 3 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2206 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Austin, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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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 6.94 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 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% 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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