West Austin Demographics

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

What is the population of West Austin?

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There are 167,587 residents in West Austin, with a median age of 41. Of this, 50.15% are males and 49.85% are females. US-born citizens make up 86.53% of the resident pool in West Austin, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.25%. Additionally, 5.21% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 140,337 people in West Austin currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 167,587 1.9%
Male Population 84,044 3.9%
Female Population 83,543 -0.1%
Male population 50.15%
Female population 49.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41 0.0%
Citizen US Born 145,019 2.8%
Citizen not US Born 13,830 -3.6%
Not Citizen 8,738 -2.7%
Citizen US Born 86.53%
Citizen not US Born 8.25%
Not Citizen 5.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,199 -2.7%
Moved from Same County 13,593 -6.9%
Moved from Same State 5,520 9.9%
Moved from Different State 5,677 14.0%
Same House as Last Year 140,337 2.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.72%
Moved from Same County 8.17%
Moved from Same State 3.32%
Moved from Different State 3.41%
Same House as Last Year 84.37%

What are the employment statistics in West Austin?

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White-collar workers make up 94.13% of the working population in West Austin, while blue-collar employees account for 5.87%. There are also 15,499 entrepreneurs in West Austin (18.19% of the workforce); 53,469 workers employed in private companies (62.74%); and 10,474 people working in governmental institutions (12.29%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 80,220 -0.1%
Blue Collar 5,006 3.0%
White Collar 94.13%
Blue Collar 5.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 15,499 -4.5%
Private Companies 53,469 0.2%
Governmental Workers 10,474 6.0%
Not for Profit Companies 5,784 1.4%
Self Employees 18.19%
Private Companies 62.74%
Governmental Workers 12.29%
Not for Profit Companies 6.79%

How many households are there in West Austin?

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There are a total of 67,415 households in West Austin, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 65.75% of these West Austin households, while non-family units account for the remaining 34.25%. Additionally, 33.45% of households have children and 66.55% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 67,415 3.6%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 44,327 2.5%
Non-family Households 23,089 5.7%
Family Households 65.75%
Non-family Households 34.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 22,548 0.3%
Households without Children 44,867 5.3%
Households with Children 33.45%
Households without Children 66.55%

What are the median and average incomes in West Austin?

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The average annual household income in West Austin is $173,148, while the median household income sits at $114,162 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $110,093, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $142,904. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $45,187 and $90,298, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $173,148 -2.3%
Median Household Income $114,162 -5.5%
People below Poverty Level 9,229 14.4%
People above Poverty Level 156,549 1.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in West Austin?

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There are 72,508 housing units in West Austin, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1996. Of the 67,415 occupied housing units in West Austin, 68.02% are owner-occupied, while 31.98% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.2% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $597,300. In general, housing costs reach $2,082 per month in West Austin.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 72,508 2.6%
Median Year Built 1996 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,534 6.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,499 9.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,851 -7.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,772 -4.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10,009 1.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 12,755 3.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 14,848 7.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 14,810 -2.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 10,431 6.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 67,415 3.6%
Owner Occupied 45,856 2.2%
Renter Occupied 21,559 6.7%
Owner Occupied 68.02%
Renter Occupied 31.98%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 30,358 1.3%
Without Mortgage 15,498 3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $597,300 5.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $528,350 4.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,082 4.5%
With Mortgage 66.2%
Without Mortgage 33.8%

What is the level of education in West Austin?

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Approximately 9.36% of the population in West Austin holds a high school degree (that's 12,040 residents), while 17.2% have attained a college certificate (22,128 locals) and 40.01% have a bachelor's degree (51,465 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,001 -15.0%
Some High School 12,040 -0.8%
Some College 22,128 5.0%
Associate Degree 5,510 -0.3%
Bachelor's Degree 51,465 1.9%
Graduate Degree 36,484 1.4%
No High School 0.78%
Some High School 9.36%
Some College 17.2%
Associate Degree 4.28%
Bachelor's Degree 40.01%
Graduate Degree 28.36%

What is the marital status of West Austin residents?

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A total of 36,133 people in West Austin have never been married (which represents 26.66% of the total population), while 81,754 of them are wedded (60.33%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,119 (0.83%) and 11,703 (8.64%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 36,133 9.2%
Married 81,754 0.7%
Separated 1,119 -8.1%
Widowed 4,813 -10.1%
Divorced 11,703 -0.3%
Never Married 26.66%
Married 60.33%
Separated 0.83%
Widowed 3.55%
Divorced 8.64%

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

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The top three means of transportation people in West Austin use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 61,759 residents commute by car, 1,234 prefer going to work by walking and 1,058 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 61,759 -5.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,058 -17.6%
Railroad 1 0.0%
Ferryboat 4 0.0%
Bicycle 323 21.4%
Motorcycle 111 -55.4%
TaxiCab 139 43.3%
Walk 1,234 5.2%

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: 78703 78730 78731 78732 78733 78734 78735 78736 78737 78738 78746 78759

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