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Austin, Texas Growth By The Numbers

austin riverAs of 2014, Austin’s population is 799,939 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.49%.

The median home cost in Austin is $229,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.60%.

Compared to the rest of the country, Austin’s cost of living is 6.50% higher than the U.S. average.

Austin public schools spend $11,995 per student. (U.S. average is $12,435). There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Austin.

The unemployment rate in Austin is 3.50 % (U.S. average is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Austin jobs have increased by 2.82%.



  • Median resident age: 31.1 years
  • Household Size: 2.4
  • Est. Household Income: $58,932
  • Median Home Price: $229,700
  • Homes Owned: 41.4%
  • Home Appreciation: 12.6%
  • Family Households: 51.9%
  • Married Population: 42.5%
  • Single Population: 57.5%
  • College Education: 40.5%
  • Commute Time: 23 mins.


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