Downtown Austin Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Downtown Austin?

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There are 11,903 residents in Downtown Austin, with a median age of 37.7. Of this, 58.57% are males and 41.43% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.67% of the resident pool in Downtown Austin, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.21%. Additionally, 8.12% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 7,643 people in Downtown Austin currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 11,903 9.7%
Male Population 6,971 8.2%
Female Population 4,932 12.0%
Male population 58.57%
Female population 41.43%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.7 7.4%
Citizen US Born 10,197 8.9%
Citizen not US Born 739 -2.4%
Not Citizen 967 33.6%
Citizen US Born 85.67%
Citizen not US Born 6.21%
Not Citizen 8.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 360 53.2%
Moved from Same County 1,783 31.7%
Moved from Same State 490 -4.1%
Moved from Different State 1,627 37.9%
Same House as Last Year 7,643 1.1%
Moved from Abroad 3.02%
Moved from Same County 14.98%
Moved from Same State 4.12%
Moved from Different State 13.67%
Same House as Last Year 64.21%

What are the employment statistics in Downtown Austin?

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White-collar workers make up 96.5% of the working population in Downtown Austin, while blue-collar employees account for 3.5%. There are also 1,771 entrepreneurs in Downtown Austin (19.59% of the workforce); 6,098 workers employed in private companies (67.45%); and 842 people working in governmental institutions (9.31%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,725 10.1%
Blue Collar 316 19.7%
White Collar 96.5%
Blue Collar 3.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,771 59.1%
Private Companies 6,098 1.1%
Governmental Workers 842 23.6%
Not for Profit Companies 330 -8.3%
Self Employees 19.59%
Private Companies 67.45%
Governmental Workers 9.31%
Not for Profit Companies 3.65%

How many households are there in Downtown Austin?

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There are a total of 7,287 households in Downtown Austin, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 29.44% of these Downtown Austin households, while non-family units account for the remaining 70.56%. Additionally, 1.78% of households have children and 98.22% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,287 14.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.9%
Family Households 2,145 19.2%
Non-family Households 5,142 11.9%
Family Households 29.44%
Non-family Households 70.56%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 130 27.5%
Households without Children 7,157 13.7%
Households with Children 1.78%
Households without Children 98.22%

What are the median and average incomes in Downtown Austin?

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The average annual household income in Downtown Austin is $174,288, while the median household income sits at $127,782 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $130,224, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $146,131. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $21,615 and $107,548, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $174,288 -4.0%
Median Household Income $127,782 4.6%
People below Poverty Level 1,612 13.8%
People above Poverty Level 10,273 11.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Downtown Austin?

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There are 8,663 housing units in Downtown Austin, and the median year in which these properties were built is 2006. Of the 7,287 occupied housing units in Downtown Austin, 37.71% are owner-occupied, while 62.29% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 62.55% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $454,600. In general, housing costs reach $2,441 per month in Downtown Austin.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 8,663 7.1%
Median Year Built 2006 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 550 99.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 181 138.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 50 -45.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 597 -13.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 190 -15.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 517 20.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 424 -35.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,994 -6.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,160 29.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,287 14.0%
Owner Occupied 2,748 29.2%
Renter Occupied 4,539 6.4%
Owner Occupied 37.71%
Renter Occupied 62.29%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,719 24.0%
Without Mortgage 1,029 38.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $454,600 2.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,012,800 119.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,441 5.7%
With Mortgage 62.55%
Without Mortgage 37.45%

What is the level of education in Downtown Austin?

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Approximately 9.22% of the population in Downtown Austin holds a high school degree (that's 1,074 residents), while 13.79% have attained a college certificate (1,338 locals) and 44.52% have a bachelor's degree (5,188 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 145 -11.0%
Some High School 1,074 11.6%
Some College 1,338 23.9%
Associate Degree 278 8.6%
Bachelor's Degree 5,188 0.0%
Graduate Degree 3,360 19.5%
No High School 1.24%
Some High School 9.22%
Some College 13.79%
Associate Degree 2.39%
Bachelor's Degree 44.52%
Graduate Degree 28.84%

What is the marital status of Downtown Austin residents?

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A total of 5,851 people in Downtown Austin have never been married (which represents 50.18% of the total population), while 4,184 of them are wedded (35.88%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 126 (1.08%) and 1,309 (11.23%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,851 4.8%
Married 4,184 9.9%
Separated 126 -3.8%
Widowed 316 52.7%
Divorced 1,309 20.3%
Never Married 50.18%
Married 35.88%
Separated 1.08%
Widowed 2.71%
Divorced 11.23%

What are the most common means of transportation in Downtown Austin?

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The top three means of transportation people in Downtown Austin use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 4,688 residents commute by car, 1,583 prefer going to work by walking and 583 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 4,688 2.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 92 -48.3%
Bicycle 583 24.0%
Motorcycle 7 0.0%
TaxiCab 73 -29.1%
Walk 1,583 21.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 78701

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