Austin, Texas

Population 842,595

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 256 public schools in Austin with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Austin is moderate , and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Austin is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Austin property reports are available for any property address.

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

Austin Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 40%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 49.2%

Crime Rate

39.48% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 307
  • Violent Crimes: 401
  • Robbery: 98
  • Burglary: 441
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

98.26% Lower than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Austin
  • 0.20 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Low 2.9%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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256 Public Schools view public schools

There are 256 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

17 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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9,442 Building Permits View All

  • 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.
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Environmental Hazards

2207 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1084/1270)
    Austin, TX has 85.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Austin, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.49 Average
    Austin, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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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

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Austin, TX: $66,697


Unemployment in Austin is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.57%
White Collar - 70.43%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

245 FCC Towers view all