Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
154,268
1.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.4
1.29% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
2.11% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$86,016
7.57% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$687,000
16.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
85,847
2.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX had a population of 154k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $86,016. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX grew from 151,629 to 154,268, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $79,965 to $86,016, a 7.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (63%), White (Hispanic) (9.29%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.44%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.34%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.47%).

20.9% of the households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.2% of the residents in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are The University of Texas at Austin (17,432 degrees awarded in 2022), Austin Community College District (7,243 degrees), and Strayer University-Texas (458973) (391 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was $687,000, and the homeownership rate was 39.2%.

Most people in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 154k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.1% of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (20.2k people).

In 2022, there were 6.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.1k people) in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.3k White (Hispanic) and 13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are Spanish (16,986 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,443 households), and Vietnamese (1,287 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
76,766
Women
49.6%
78,144
Men
50.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 154,910 inhabitants, with 50.4% men, and 49.6% women.

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Citizenship

92.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.2% of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    97.1k ± 2.83k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.3k ± 1.54k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 1.21k
20.6%
Hispanic Population
31.7k people

In 2022, there were 6.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.1k people) in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.3k White (Hispanic) and 13k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.6% of the people in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are hispanic (31.7k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,324 ± 1,400 people
  2. China
    1,989 ± 1,088 people
  3. India
    1,487 ± 942 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 3,324 Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX residents, followed by China with 1,989 and India with 1,487.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.2k people
13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.7k people

As of 2022, 13.1% of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX residents (20.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was 13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,986 households (11.3%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,443 households (2.3%)
  3. Vietnamese
    1,287 households (0.86%)

20.9% of the households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 11.3% of the households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,314 ± 354
  2. Vietnam
    1,116 ± 256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    494 ± 252

Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX employs 85.8k people. The largest industries in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,037 people), Computer Systems Design (8,008 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,636 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($245,700), Banking & related activities ($233,974), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($222,740).

Males in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $83,114. The income inequality in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.531, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
40,135
Women
47.1%
45,154
Men
52.9%

The workforce of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 85,289 people, with 47.1% woman, and 52.9% men.

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Occupations

85.8k
2022 Value
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 2.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 84k employees to 85.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Other managers (4,582 people), Postsecondary teachers (4,558 people), and Software developers (3,775 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

85.8k
2022 Value
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 2.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 84k employees to 85.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,037 people), Computer Systems Design (8,008 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,636 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,926
Median earning men ± $5,143
$46,999
Median earning women ± $1,548

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($118,438), Wholesale Trade ($113,265), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,549).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,150), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,082), and Construction ($71,181).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX awarded 25,877 degrees. The student population of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 38,947 male students and 51,599 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are White (10,269 and 42.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (6,585 and 27%), Asian (4,566 and 18.8%), and Black or African American (1,545 and 6.34%).

The largest universities in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at Austin (17,432 and 67.4%), Austin Community College District (7,243 and 28%), and Strayer University-Texas (458973) (391 and 1.51%).

The most popular majors in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX are General Studies (1,820 and 7.03%), General Computer & Information Sciences (1,091 and 4.22%), and General Business Administration & Management (910 and 3.52%).

The median tuition cost in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX for a public four year colleges is $6,854 for in-state students and $25,560 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 31.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 48.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 90,546 (43% men and 57% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 90,546 students enrolled in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, 43% men and 57% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 32,676 records, of which 55.5% were women and 44.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 671 degrees awarded
  2. 461 degrees awarded
  3. 456 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was General Biological Sciences with 671 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 17,432 degrees awarded
  2. 7,243 degrees awarded
  3. 391 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at Austin with 17,432 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 11,366 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX, which is 0.783 times less than the 14,511 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 10,269 degrees mean that there were 1.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 6,585 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($6,570) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.468% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.903% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (48.9k), Some college (32.9k), and Graduate Degree (31.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was $687,000 in 2022, which is 2.44 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $587,900 to $687,000, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX is 39.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX is $86,016. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$687,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,309
$28,197
Median Property Taxes
±$1,472

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Rent vs Own

39.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 39.2% of the housing units in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 38.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

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Household Income

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$86,016
Median Household Income
± $3,851
72k
Number of Households
± 2,482

In 2022, the median household income of the 72k households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX grew to $86,016 from the previous year's value of $79,965.

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Wage Distribution

0.531
2022 Wage GINI in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX
0.531
2021 Wage GINI in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was 0.531 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0657% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (54%)
  2. Worked At Home (25.4%)
  3. Walked (7.54%)

In 2022, 54% of workers in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (25.4%) and those who walked to work (7.54%).

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.75% of the workforce in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX (24.3k out of 139k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.3% of the population of Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 63.7% on employee plans, 4.65% on Medicaid, 7.09% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 0.654% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14.7% under 18 years, 43.1% between 18 and 34 years, 32.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.23% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.72%
Uninsured
63.7%
Employer Coverage
4.65%
Medicaid
7.09%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
0.654%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX grew by 3.51% from 8.42% to 8.72%.

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