What you need to know about Austin, TX

The capital of Texas is Austin, home to the University of Texas. The city is known for its environmental awareness, and the economy is propelled by industries such as information technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. The community embraces a “Keep Austin Weird” slogan that promotes eccentricity and diversity, and one of many annual events staged each year is a South by Southwest Music Festival.

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Population

864,218
Up by 13.45%
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Housing

Homes Owned 44.85%
44.85% Complete
Homes Rented 55.15%
55.15% Complete

Real Estate

In Austin, Texas


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Downtown Austin
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Median Home Price

$227,800
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Austin, Texas


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Median Household Income

$55,216
Higher than the national average

Business

In Austin, Texas


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Austin.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Austin, Texas


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Education

Bachelor’s Degree 46%
46% Complete
Graduated High School 87%
87% Complete

Austin, TX's Livability Rankings

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