Austin County, Texas Population 2021

Austin County, Texas's estimated population is 30,166 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Austin County, Texas is the 95th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 28,363 and has seen a growth of 6.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,166670.22%
202030,099670.22%
201930,032670.22%
201829,9652430.82%
201729,722930.31%
201629,6291580.54%
201529,4715031.74%
201428,9682891.01%
201328,6791170.41%
201228,562-42-0.15%
201128,6042410.85%
201028,3638,53143.02%
199019,8322,10611.88%
198017,7263,89528.16%
197013,831540.39%
196013,777-886-6.04%
195014,663-2,721-15.65%
194017,384-1,476-7.83%
193018,860-14-0.07%
192018,8741,1756.64%
191017,699-2,977-14.40%
190020,6762,81715.77%
189017,8593,43023.77%
188014,429-658-4.36%
187015,0874,94848.80%
186010,1396,298163.97%
18503,8410.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
28,363
Growth Since 2010
6.36%
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Austin County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,14677.77%
Some Other Race2,9529.92%
Black or African American2,6849.02%
Two or More Races8262.78%
Asian1110.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.15%
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Austin County, Texas Population by Race

Austin County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Austin County, Texas Median Age

40.7


Total

40.5


Male

41


Female

Austin County, Texas Adults

There are 22,632 adults, (5,577 of whom are seniors) in Austin County, Texas.

Austin County, Texas Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Austin County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

15,082

50.67%

Male

14,682

49.33%

Austin County, Texas Population by Age

Austin County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Austin County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family68%32%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female45.5%54.5%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Austin County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3012.6176.2
Married6,9633.0885.7
Non Family2,8671.1868
Female1,2103.2845.5
Male2612.7755.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Austin County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5967.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,6508.15%
High School Graduate5,89929.15%
Some College4,74023.42%
Associates Degree1,5117.47%
Bachelors Degree3,40816.84%
Graduate Degree1,4317.07%
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Austin County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Austin County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,91612,9354,301
Hispanic4,2062,329320
Black1,7471,38585
Other Race1,58388111
2+ Races30824279
Asian10110154
Native American3939

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 53.47%.

Austin County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,950$50,755$31,091
Less Than 9th Grade$29,777$40,387$11,568
High School Graduate$30,946$42,130$26,096
Some College$39,685$50,076$34,706
Bachelors Degree$52,825$76,108$41,635
Graduate Degree$61,823$95,568$55,938

$40,950

Average Earnings

$50,755

Average Male

$31,091

Average Female

Austin County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Austin County, Texas Language by Age

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Austin County, Texas Language

79.31% of Austin County, Texas residents speak only English, while 20.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.19% of the population.

Austin County, Texas Language

Austin County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,9491,60320.17%
White18,3391,0645.80%
Black2,63088533.65%
Other2,95286329.23%
Multiple823303.65%
Native453066.67%

12.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Austin County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Austin County, Texas is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Austin County, Texas is Multiple, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.38%.

Austin County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.84%
High School13.78%
Some College7.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%

Austin County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.06%
Male Unemployed7.85%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Employed5.76%

Austin County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Austin County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,206$78,664
Families$78,195$88,387
Married Families$85,322-
Non Families$29,984$46,529
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Income by Household Type

Austin County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Austin County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Austin County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Austin County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Austin County, Texas Marital Status

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1,319

Number of Veterans

1,238

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam557
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War219
World War II148
Korea96

Austin County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74456
75+365
35 to 54207
55 to 64201
18 to 3490

Austin County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1316.23%
Black1296.31%
Hispanic691.35%
Native American3066.67%
Other Race241.28%
2+ Races51.23%

Austin County, Texas Veterans by Race

Austin County, Texas Veterans by Education

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12.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Austin County, Texas Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Austin County, Texas Employment by Age

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Austin County, Texas Employment by Race

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Austin County, Texas 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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72.05%

Born in Austin County, Texas

89.53%

Native Born

10.47%

Foreign Born

6.53%

Non Citizen

3.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.53% of Austin County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 72.05% having been born in Texas. 6.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Austin County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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