Austin demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,8309791
Median age32.434.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%48%43%
Speak English68%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%30%13%
Austin, TX has a population of 907,779 and is the 11th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,830 per sq mi which is 2819% higher than the Texas average and 3023% higher than the national average. The median age in Austin is 32 which is approximately 5% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Austin, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 53% of Austin residents were born in Texas, 27% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Austin is 2819% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Austin is 5% lower than Texas.
  • In Austin 75.86% of the population is White.
  • In Austin 7.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Austin 6.82% of the population is Asian.

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Austin population breakdown by race

Black or African American7.56%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.43%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.16%2.50%3.06%
Other race6.08%5.79%4.75%
In Austin, 34.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Austin, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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