Austin, Indiana Population 2021

4,144
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Austin is a city located in Scott County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 4,144, it is the 138th largest city in Indiana and the 5301st largest city in the United States . Austin is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually but its population has decreased by -3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,295 in 2010. Austin reached it's highest population of 4,902 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Austin has a population density of 1,530 people per square mile.

The average household income in Austin is $40,677 with a poverty rate of 27.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $787 per month, and the median house value is $72,100. The median age in Austin is 41.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Austin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Austin was:

  • White: 97.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Austin, Indiana is 4,144 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,105.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,295.

Austin, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,64297.77%
Two or More Races300.81%
Some Other Race280.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.67%
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Austin Population by Race

Austin Population Pyramid $2021

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Austin Median Age

41.9


Total

41.8


Male

42


Female

Austin Adults

There are 2,843 adults, (629 of whom are seniors) in Austin.

Austin Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Austin Sex Ratio

Female

1,945

52.21%

Male

1,780

47.79%

Austin Population by Age

Austin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Austin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.6%37.4%
All59.8%40.2%
Female59.4%40.6%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Male25%75%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Austin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4112.6459.8
Married7783.2462.6
Non Family3871.2258.4
Female2023.0359.4
Male442.6825

3.09

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Austin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2299.36%
9th to 12th Grade36414.88%
High School Graduate1,30953.52%
Some College34113.94%
Associates Degree1154.70%
Bachelors Degree481.96%
Graduate Degree401.64%
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Austin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Austin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3921,84888
Native American255
2+ Races15
Hispanic14
Other Race14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.68%.

Austin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,628$43,060$15,804
Less Than 9th Grade$$48,750$13,750
High School Graduate$24,208$39,271$12,350
Some College$30,179$43,705$21,518
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,628

Average Earnings

$43,060

Average Male

$15,804

Average Female

Austin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Austin Language by Age

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Austin Language

99.68% of Austin residents speak only English, while 0.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Austin Language

Austin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,63199627.43%
Hispanic281450.00%
Other281450.00%
Multiple30620.00%

27.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.56%

Male Poverty Rate

29.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Austin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Austin is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Austin is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.64%.

Austin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.81%
Some College25.88%
High School24.60%
Bachelors or Greater19.32%

Austin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed23.72%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed6.96%

Austin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Austin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,163$40,677
Families$39,415$47,807
Married Families$40,333-
Non Families$17,946$19,430
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Income by Household Type

Austin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Austin Married by Age and Sex

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Austin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Austin Marital Status by Race

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Austin Marital Status

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155

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Korea27
First Gulf War24
World War II18
Second Gulf War

Austin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+45
65 to 7442
35 to 5439
55 to 6429
18 to 34

Austin Veterans by Age

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Austin Veterans by Race

Austin Veterans by Education

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14.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Austin Veterans by Education

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Austin Employment by Age

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Austin Employment by Race

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Austin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.26%

Born in Austin

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Austin residents were born in the United States, with 78.26% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Austin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,144130.31%
20204,131130.32%
20194,118130.32%
20184,105-21-0.51%
20174,12670.17%
20164,119-13-0.31%
20154,132-7-0.17%
20144,139-35-0.84%
20134,174-5-0.12%
20124,179-44-1.04%
20114,223-62-1.45%
20104,285-439-0.97%
20004,7244140.92%
19904,310-547-1.19%
19804,857-45-0.09%
19704,9021,0642.48%
19603,8380.00%

Austin Population by Year