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Austin County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 646.5 square miles
Population Density 44 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 28,847
Population change 1.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 17.3%
Females 50.3%
White 87.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 25.5
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 9.6%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.6%
Veterans 1,877
Households and Housing
Households 10,615
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.2%
Median household income $53,265
The per capita income $25,884
Live below the poverty line. 10.1%
housing units 12,907
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $150,000
Residents owning their homes. 76.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,683
Women-owned firms 24%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $234,178
Retail sales per capita $8,785
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0