Austin, Minnesota Population 2021

25,143
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Austin is a city located in Mower County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Mower County. With a 2020 population of 25,143, it is the 45th largest city in Minnesota and the 1537th largest city in the United States . Austin is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 1.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,718 in 2010. Austin reached it's highest population of 27,908 in 1960. Spanning over 13 miles, Austin has a population density of 1,926 people per square mile.

The average household income in Austin is $67,942 with a poverty rate of 15.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $107,800. The median age in Austin is 37.3 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Austin Demographics

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

  • White: 80.99%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Asian: 5.14%
  • Other race: 4.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Austin, Minnesota is 25,143 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,718.

Austin, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,902-80-0.20%
202039,982-80-0.20%
201940,062-80-0.20%
201840,1423690.92%
201739,7732060.52%
201639,567750.19%
201539,492750.19%
201439,417870.22%
201339,330-70-0.18%
201239,400490.12%
201139,3511390.35%
201039,2120.00%

Austin Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,33980.99%
Black or African American1,5216.06%
Asian1,2905.14%
Some Other Race1,0244.08%
Two or More Races6632.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2480.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.12%
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Austin Population by Race

Austin Population Pyramid $2021

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Austin Median Age

37.3


Total

36.6


Male

39


Female

Austin Adults

There are 18,769 adults, (4,435 of whom are seniors) in Austin.

Austin Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Austin Sex Ratio

Female

12,526

49.88%

Male

12,588

50.12%

Austin Population by Age

Austin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Austin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Male51.7%48.3%
Female48.6%51.4%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Austin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9532.4666.4
Married4,3403.1583.6
Non Family3,9531.2254.4
Female9733.5848.6
Male6873.7151.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Austin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3057.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,3378.03%
High School Graduate5,10130.65%
Some College3,24719.51%
Associates Degree1,80210.83%
Bachelors Degree2,40214.43%
Graduate Degree1,4488.70%
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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
White12,85511,9013,156
Hispanic1,860994218
Black861611157
Asian749311254
Other Race40321453
2+ Races35423565
Islander47
Native American1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.91%.

Austin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,983$40,108$30,993
Less Than 9th Grade$25,798$26,923$23,958
High School Graduate$30,927$37,250$23,053
Some College$38,433$44,199$31,069
Bachelors Degree$48,796$65,417$42,434
Graduate Degree$54,113$54,969$52,557

$35,983

Average Earnings

$40,108

Average Male

$30,993

Average Female

Austin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Austin Language by Age

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Austin Language

74.86% of Austin residents speak only English, while 25.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.17% of the population.

Austin Language

Austin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,1611,6419.56%
Hispanic4,0131,22830.60%
Black1,45347632.76%
Asian1,27340231.58%
Multiple65225038.34%
Other1,01914013.74%

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Austin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Austin is Multiple, with 38.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Austin is White, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.32%.

Austin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.54%
High School17.32%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Austin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.90%
Male Unemployed15.29%
Female Employed10.74%
Male Employed6.52%

Austin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Austin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,127$67,942
Families$64,491$82,993
Married Families$76,103-
Non Families$27,824$41,697
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Income by Household Type

Austin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Austin Marital Status by Race

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Austin Marital Status

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1,548

Number of Veterans

1,480

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam603
First Gulf War237
Second Gulf War158
Korea139
World War II135

Austin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+584
65 to 74419
35 to 54268
55 to 64238
18 to 3439

Austin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5469.75%
Asian20.23%

Austin Veterans by Race

Austin Veterans by Education

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3.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Austin Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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60.83%

Born in Austin

83.02%

Native Born

16.98%

Foreign Born

12.20%

Non Citizen

4.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.02% of Austin residents were born in the United States, with 60.83% having been born in Minnesota. 12.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Austin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,143-45-0.18%
202025,188-45-0.18%
201925,233-45-0.18%
201825,2782010.80%
201725,077970.39%
201624,980130.05%
201524,967210.08%
201424,946130.05%
201324,933-63-0.25%
201224,996-7-0.03%
201125,003710.28%
201024,9321,6180.67%
200023,3141,4070.62%
199021,907-1,113-0.49%
198023,020-3,190-1.29%
197026,210-1,698-0.63%
196027,9084,8081.91%
195023,1004,7932.35%
194018,3076,0314.08%
193012,2762,1581.95%
192010,1183,1583.81%
19106,9601,4862.43%
19005,4741,5733.45%
18903,9010.00%

Austin Population by Year