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    People QuickFacts Austin Texas
Population definition and source info Population, 2006 estimate 709,89323,507,783
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 7.6%12.7%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 656,56220,851,820
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.1%7.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 22.5%28.2%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 6.7%9.9%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2000 48.6%50.4%
 
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 65.4%71.0%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2000 (a) 10.0%11.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.6%0.6%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 4.7%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) 0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 3.0%2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 30.5%32.0%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 36.0%49.6%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 16.6%13.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 31.1%31.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 83.4%75.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 40.4%23.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.425.4
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2000 276,8428,157,575
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 44.8%63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $124,700$82,500
 
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 265,6497,393,354
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.402.74
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 1999 $42,689$39,927
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $24,163$19,617
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 14.4%15.4%
    Business QuickFacts Austin Texas
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D397,405,111
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 9,784,154228,694,755
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $14,583$10,528
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,784,07229,914,774
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 61,3641,734,509
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.1%5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.3%4.5%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 11.5%18.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F0.1%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.4%27.0%
 
    Geography QuickFacts Austin Texas
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 251261,797
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 2,610.479.6
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 0500048
Counties Travis County
Williamson County


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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 100 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

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Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 2002 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
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