Austin, TX Employment & Jobs

Austin employment information

Income per capita$30,286$22,921$25,804
Median household income$50,520$49,421$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$82,522$58,488$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$41,063$34,283$35,685
Median earnings male$34,782$36,758$38,921
Median earnings female$27,460$21,147$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)4.4%4.4%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)6.5%8.2%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)5.2%6.4%7.3%
Poverty level14.4%17.8%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Austin is 32.1% greater than the Texas average and 17.4% greater than the National average. The median household income in Austin is 2.2% greater than the Texas average and 3.5% less than the National average. The median household income in Austin for owner occupied housing is 101% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Austin.

The poverty level in Austin is 19.1% less than the Texas average and 17.3% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Austin is 26.7% greater than the median earnings for females in Austin.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Austin, TX

Windsor Road, Austin0.5Old West Austin, Austin1.9
West University, Austin0.7Upper Boggy Creek, Austin2
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Rosedale, Austin1.2Brentwood, Austin2.5
University Of Texas, Austin1.3Central East Austin, Austin2.6
Hancock, Austin1.4Rmma, Austin2.8
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