Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
121,296
0.553% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
1.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.02%
8.23% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$122,296
7.92% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$540,000
21.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX had a population of 121k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $122,296. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX declined from 121,970 to 121,296, a −0.553% decrease and its median household income grew from $113,320 to $122,296, a 7.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.7%), White (Hispanic) (13.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.74%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.6%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.33%).

18.3% of the households in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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.

94.2% of the residents in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are National American University-Austin South (8 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2022, the median property value in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was $540,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%.

Most people in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX is home to a population of 121k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.9% of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (14.4k people).

In 2022, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.2k people) in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k White (Hispanic) and 9.39k 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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are Spanish (12,187 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,202 households), and Hindi (1,090 households).

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
93.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.2k ± 2.5k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 1.94k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.39k ± 1.17k
21.3%
Hispanic Population
25.8k people

In 2022, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.2k people) in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k White (Hispanic) and 9.39k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.3% of the people in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are hispanic (25.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people
13.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16k people

As of 2022, 11.9% of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX residents (14.4k 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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was 13.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,187 households (10.6%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,202 households (1.04%)
  3. Hindi
    1,090 households (0.946%)

18.3% of the households in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was Spanish. 10.6% of the households in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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. Vietnam
    1,605 ± 322
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,022 ± 372
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    847 ± 237

Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX employs 62.2k people. The largest industries in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are Computer Systems Design (5,453 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,344 people), and Construction (2,532 people), and the highest paying industries are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($229,958), Management of companies & enterprises ($217,285), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($206,686).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,423
Women
47.7%
32,318
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX in 2020 was 61,741 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

62.2k
2022 Value
1.03%
1 Year growth
± 1.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 1.03%, from 61.6k employees to 62.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX, are Other managers (3,463 people), Software developers (2,641 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (1,561 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.2k
2022 Value
1.03%
1 Year growth
± 1.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 1.03%, from 61.6k employees to 62.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX, are Computer Systems Design (5,453 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,344 people), and Construction (2,532 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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

$87,817
Median earning men ± $3,682
$59,548
Median earning women ± $2,411

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($133,185), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($132,688), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($115,189).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($125,170), Manufacturing ($103,383), and Information ($100,238).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX awarded 8 degrees. The student population of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX in 2016 is skewed towards women, with 25 male students and 54 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX are White (4 and 50%), followed by Black or African American (2 and 25%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 25%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are National American University-Austin South (8 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.37% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.722% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (36.5k), Graduate Degree (25.3k), and Some college (15.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was $540,000 in 2022, which is 1.92 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $446,000 to $540,000, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX is 64.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX is $122,296. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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

$540,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,229
$32,984
Median Property Taxes
±$1,314

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.6% of the housing units in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.2%.

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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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$122,296
Median Household Income
± $4,739
51k
Number of Households
± 1,988

In 2022, the median household income of the 51k households in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX grew to $122,296 from the previous year's value of $113,320.

The following chart displays the households in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.932% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (62.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (28.6%)
  3. Carpooled (5.84%)

In 2022, 62.7% of workers in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (28.6%) and those who carpooled to work (5.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek 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 (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX (7.24k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

94.2% of the population of Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 68.1% on employee plans, 3.39% on Medicaid, 9.86% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.503% 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 45.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.75%
Uninsured
68.1%
Employer Coverage
3.39%
Medicaid
9.86%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.503%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX declined by 13.6% from 6.66% to 5.75%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Austin City (Southwest), Lost Creek & Barton Creek PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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