Austin-Round Rock, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
2.3M
2.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
0.567% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.2%
0.142% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$92,939
8.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$390,500
19.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1.25M
3.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Austin-Round Rock, TX had a population of 2.3M people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $92,939. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Austin-Round Rock, TX grew from 2.23M to 2.3M, a 2.78% increase and its median household income grew from $85,398 to $92,939, a 8.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Austin-Round Rock, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (50%), White (Hispanic) (15.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.53%), Other (Hispanic) (6.99%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.91%).

None of the households in Austin-Round Rock, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.9% of the residents in Austin-Round Rock, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Austin-Round Rock, TX are The University of Texas at Austin (17,432 degrees awarded in 2022), Texas State University (8,918 degrees), and Austin Community College District (7,243 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Austin-Round Rock, TX was $390,500, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%.

Most people in Austin-Round Rock, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Austin-Round Rock, TX was 2 cars per household.

Austin-Round Rock, TX borders Killeen-Temple, TX and San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX.

About the photo: The Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. Bridge in Austin, Texas, is a through-arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway."

Population & Diversity

Austin-Round Rock, TX is home to a population of 2.3M people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.3% of Austin-Round Rock, TX residents were born outside of the country (351k people).

In 2022, there were 3.32 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15M people) in Austin-Round Rock, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 346k White (Hispanic) and 219k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.9%
2022 Citizenship
90.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.9% of Austin-Round Rock, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Austin-Round Rock, TX was 90.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Austin-Round Rock, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.15M ± 2.32k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    346k ± 8.02k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    219k ± 7.54k
32.6%
Hispanic Population
749k people

In 2022, there were 3.32 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15M people) in Austin-Round Rock, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 346k White (Hispanic) and 219k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

32.6% of the people in Austin-Round Rock, TX are hispanic (749k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Austin-Round Rock, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
351k people
15.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
340k people

As of 2022, 15.3% of Austin-Round Rock, TX residents (351k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Austin-Round Rock, TX was 15.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    35,099 ± 2,006
  2. Vietnam
    29,521 ± 1,283
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    20,591 ± 1,423

Austin-Round Rock, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Austin-Round Rock, TX employs 1.25M people. The largest industries in Austin-Round Rock, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (178,955 people), Retail Trade (130,528 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (128,269 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($97,448), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,458), and Utilities ($83,465).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.25M
2022 Value
± 11,441
3.76%
1 Year growth
± 1.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin-Round Rock, TX grew at a rate of 3.76%, from 1.21M employees to 1.25M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Austin-Round Rock, TX, are Management Occupations (175,560 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (126,315 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (126,138 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Austin-Round Rock, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.25M
2022 Value
± 11,441
3.76%
1 Year growth
± 1.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austin-Round Rock, TX grew at a rate of 3.76%, from 1.21M employees to 1.25M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Austin-Round Rock, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (178,955 people), Retail Trade (130,528 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (128,269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Austin-Round Rock, TX, though some of these residents may live in Austin-Round Rock, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,365
Median earning men ± $1,077
$45,819
Median earning women ± $431

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($93,798), Information ($85,675), and Manufacturing ($85,203).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,425), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,908), and Information ($63,120).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 22,556
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 14,511
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 14,082
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Austin-Round Rock, TX awarded 38,767 degrees. The student population of Austin-Round Rock, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 57,583 male students and 80,896 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Austin-Round Rock, TX are White (15,865 and 42.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11,335 and 30.7%), Asian (4,968 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (2,744 and 7.42%).

The largest universities in Austin-Round Rock, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at Austin (17,432 and 45%), Texas State University (8,918 and 23%), and Austin Community College District (7,243 and 18.7%).

The most popular majors in Austin-Round Rock, TX are General Studies (1,978 and 5.1%), General Business Administration & Management (1,701 and 4.39%), and General Psychology (1,326 and 3.42%).

The median tuition costs in Austin-Round Rock, TX are $41,575 for private four year colleges, and $8,606 and $20,030 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Austin-Round Rock, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 52.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 33.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 138,479 (41.6% men and 58.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 138,479 students enrolled in Austin-Round Rock, TX, 41.6% men and 58.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 51,714 records, of which 57.3% were women and 42.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 740 degrees awarded
  2. 1,138 degrees awarded
  3. 954 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Austin-Round Rock, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 740 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Austin-Round Rock, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 17,432 degrees awarded
  2. 8,918 degrees awarded
  3. 7,243 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at Austin with 17,432 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 15,924 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Austin-Round Rock, TX, which is 0.697 times less than the 22,843 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 15,865 degrees mean that there were 1.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 11,335 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($41,575) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($4,550) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Austin-Round Rock, TX was $390,500 in 2022, which is 1.39 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $326,400 to $390,500, a 19.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Austin-Round Rock, TX is 58.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Austin-Round Rock, TX have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Austin-Round Rock, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Austin-Round Rock, TX is $92,939. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Austin-Round Rock, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

Property

$390,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,684
$532,940
Median Property Taxes
±$5,715

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Austin-Round Rock, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Austin-Round Rock, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
Homeownership
2022
64.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.8% of the housing units in Austin-Round Rock, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Austin-Round Rock, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

The following map shows all of the counties in Austin-Round Rock, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$92,939
Median Household Income
± $756
906k
Number of Households
± 8,801

In 2022, the median household income of the 906k households in Austin-Round Rock, TX grew to $92,939 from the previous year's value of $85,398.

The following chart displays the households in Austin-Round Rock, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Austin-Round Rock, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.7%)
  3. Carpooled (8.04%)

In 2022, 66.4% of workers in Austin-Round Rock, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.7%) and those who carpooled to work (8.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Austin-Round Rock, TX have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.83% of the workforce in Austin-Round Rock, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Austin-Round Rock, TX (230k out of 2.25M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Austin-Round Rock, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.7% of the population of Austin-Round Rock, TX has health coverage, with 57.3% on employee plans, 8.66% on Medicaid, 7.98% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 25.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
57.3%
Employer Coverage
8.66%
Medicaid
7.98%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Austin-Round Rock, TX grew by 0.0404% from 12.3% to 12.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Austin-Round Rock, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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