Austin, TX Population

Population: 656,562. Estimated population in July 2020: 690,252 (+5.1% change)
Males: 337,569 (51.4%), Females: 318,993 (48.6%)

Travis County

Zip codes: 78701, 78702, 78703, 78704, 78705, 78717, 78719, 78721, 78722, 78723, 78724, 78725, 78726, 78727, 78728, 78729, 78730, 78731, 78732, 78733, 78734, 78735, 78736, 78737, 78738, 78739, 78741, 78742, 78744, 78745, 78746, 78747, 78748, 78749, 78750, 78751, 78752, 78753, 78754, 78756, 78757, 78758, 78759.

Median resident age: 29.6 years
Median household income: $42,689
Median house value: $124,700

Races in Austin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.9%)
  • Hispanic (30.5%)
  • Other race (16.2%)
  • Black (10.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.8%), English (8.7%), Irish (8.4%), United States (4.3%), French (2.7%), Italian (2.5%).

Elevation: 501 feet

Land area: 251.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Austin

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Austin city

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

16.6% Foreign born (11.0% Latin America, 3.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +159,408 (+32.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Austin:

  • AUSTIN STATE HOSPITAL (4110 GUADALUPE)
  • BRACKENRIDGE HOSPITAL (601 E 15TH ST)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF AUSTIN (1215 RED RIVER)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SURGERY HOSPITAL OF AUSTIN (6818 AUSTIN CTR BLVD SUITE 100)
  • HEART HOSPITAL OF AUSTIN (3801 N LAMAR BLVD)
  • NORTH AUSTIN MEDICAL CENTER (12221 MOPAC EXPRESSWAY NORTH)
  • SETON MEDICAL CENTER (1201 W 38TH ST)
  • SETON SHOAL CREEK (3501 MILLS AVE)
  • SOUTH AUSTIN HOSPITAL (901 WEST BEN WHITE BLVD)
  • SPECIALTY HOSP OF AUSTIN,THE (4207 BURNET RD)
  • ST DAVIDS PAVILLION (919 EAST 32ND STREET)
  • ST DAVIDS HOSPITAL (919 E 32ND ST)
  • ST DAVIDS REHABILITATION CENTER (1005 E 32ND ST)
  • SUMMIT INSTITUTE OF AUSTIN INC (8402 CROSS PARK DR)
  • TEXAS NEURO REHABILITATION CENTER (1106 W DITTMAR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Austin:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 10 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 53 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 54 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Austin:

  • BIRD’S NEST (about 14 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: 6R4)
  • LAKEWAY AIRPARK (about 17 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: 3R9)
  • LAGO VISTA TX – RUSTY ALLEN (about 20 miles; LAGO VISTA, TX; Abbreviation: 5R3)
Amtrak station:
AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Austin:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (Full-time enrollment: 46,503; Public; Website: www.utexas.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 12,819; Location: 5930 MIDDLE FISKVILLE RD; Public; Website: www.austin.cc.tx.us)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,870; Location: 3001 S CONGRESS AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stedwards.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY AT AUSTIN (Full-time enrollment: 611; Location: 3400 I-35 North; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 586; Location: 6330 HWY 290 E STE 150; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • HUSTON-TILLOTSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 544; Location: 900 CHICON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.htc.edu)
  • AUSTIN BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 461; Location: 2101 I H 35 SOUTH STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.austinbusinesscollege.org)
  • ALLIED HEALTH CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 200; Location: 5424 HWY 290 W STE 105; Private, for-profit)
  • AUSTIN PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 198; Location: 100 E 27TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.austinseminary.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SOUTHERN CAREERS INSTITUTE INC (Full-time enrollment: 158; Location: 2301 S CONGRESS STE 27; Private, for-profit)
  • ACADEMY OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 131; Location: 2700 W ANDERSON LN STE 204; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aoma.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CAPITOL CITY TRADE AND TECHNICAL CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 110; Location: 4630 WESTGATE BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • BALDWIN BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 95; Location: 8440 BURNET RD., STE 140; Private, for-profit)
  • TEXAS CULINARY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 92; Location: 6020 DILLARD CIR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: TXCA.COM)
  • SOUTHWEST SCHOOL OF ELECTRONICS (Full-time enrollment: 91; Location: 5424 HWY 290 W STE 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.swse.net)
  • CAPITAL CITY TRADE AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 205 E Riverside Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capcitytradetech.com)
  • EPISCOPAL THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF THE SOUTHWEST (Full-time enrollment: 79; Location: 606 RATHERVUE PL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.etss.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • TEXAS COLLEGE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: 4005 MANCHACA RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.texastcm.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BALDWIN BEAUTY SCHOOL 5 (Full-time enrollment: 60; Location: 3005 S LAMAR; Private, for-profit)
  • INSTITUTE FOR CHRISTIAN STUDIES (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 1909 UNIVERSITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.io.com/ics; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Austin:

  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 54 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 57 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 75 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 78 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)
Biggest public high schools in Austin:

  • WESTWOOD H S (Students: 2,505; Location: 12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BOWIE H S (Students: 2,480; Location: 4103 SLAUGHTER LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCNEIL H S (Students: 2,470; Location: 5720 MCNEIL DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTLAKE H S (Students: 2,350; Location: 4100 WESTBANK DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AKINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,153; Location: 10701 S 1ST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AUSTIN H S (Students: 2,129; Location: 1715 W CESAR CHAVEZ; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CROCKETT H S (Students: 1,965; Location: 5601 MANCHACA RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ANDERSON H S (Students: 1,956; Location: 8403 MESA DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN B CONNALLY H S (Students: 1,872; Location: 13212 N LAMAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LANIER H S (Students: 1,766; Location: 1201 PEYTON GIN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest private high schools in Austin:

  • BRENTWOOD CHRISTIAN JR/SR H S (Students: 658; Location: 11908 N LAMAR BLVD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST STEPHENS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: PO BOX 1868; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • ST MICHAELS ACADEMY (Students: 404; Location: 3000 BARTON CREEK BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN /AUSTIN (Students: 390; Location: 12124 RANCH RD 620 NORTH; Grades: KG – 12)
  • HYDE PARK BAPTIST H S (Students: 372; Location: 3901 SPEEDWAY ST; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • REGENTS SCHOOL OF AUSTIN (Students: 339; Location: PO BX 5700; Grades: KG – 12)
  • GREAT HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 10500 JOLLYVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • KIRBY HALL SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 306 WEST 29TH STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CHRIST COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 151; Location: 8210 SOUTH FIRST STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • HUNTINGTON-SURREY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 308 E. 32ND; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Austin:

  • CEDAR VALLEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,305; Location: 8139 RACINE TRL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • AMERICO PAREDES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,251; Location: 10100 S MARY MOORE SEARIGHT DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MURCHISON MIDDLE (Students: 1,202; Location: 3700 N HILLS DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DEERPARK MIDDLE (Students: 1,158; Location: 8849 ANDERSON MILL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLINT SMALL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,132; Location: 4801 MONTEREY OAKS BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CANYON VISTA MIDDLE (Students: 1,103; Location: 8455 SPICEWOOD SPRINGS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BAILEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,101; Location: 4020 LOST OASIS HOLLOW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BURNET MIDDLE (Students: 1,076; Location: 8401 HATHAWAY DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KEALING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,019; Location: 1607 PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WALNUT CREEK EL (Students: 997; Location: 401 W BRAKER LN; Grades: PK – 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Austin:

  • ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 1112 WEST 31ST STREET; Grades: 1 – 10)
  • ST LOUIS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 2114 ST JOSEPH BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HYDE PARK BAPTIST ELEM (Students: 443; Location: 3901 SPEEDWAY; Grades: KG – 6)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 1500 W ANDERSON LN; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST. GABRIEL’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 2500 WIMBERLY LN; Grades: PK – 8)
  • AUSTIN WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 8702 SOUTH VIEW ROAD; Grades: KG – 11)
  • GRACE COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 293; Location: 9431 JOLLYVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 7)
  • AUSTIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 5006 SUNSET TRAIL; Grades: PK – 9)
  • STRICKLAND (Students: 240; Location: PO BOX 150413; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST THERESAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 4311 SMALL DR; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Libraries in Austin:

  • AUSTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,501,774; Location: 800 GUADALUPE ST; 1,312,363 books; 72,685 audio materials; 26,970 video materials; 3,364 serial subscriptions)
  • WESTBANK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $812,835; Location: 1309 WESTBANK DR; 45,494 books; 2,166 audio materials; 1,747 video materials; 186 serial subscriptions)
  • WELLS BRANCH COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $425,836; Location: 14735 BRATTON LN #210; 18,100 books; 150 audio materials; 200 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)
  • LAKE TRAVIS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,595; Location: 3322 RANCH ROAD 620 S; 28,264 books; 821 audio materials; 151 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)

 

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