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Austin Population 2024

Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, is the eleventh most populous city in the United States and the fourth most-populous city in Texas after Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. It's in Travis County, with parts extending into Hays and Williamson counties. Austin population in 2024 is estimated to be 983,718, City experienced accelerated growth during the 1990s, mainly due to high technology industries. The city also adopted a nickname called "Silicon Hills" in the 1990s due to a rapid influx of technology and development companies. The central business district of Austin is home to the tallest condo towers in the state, with The Independent tower having 210 meter tall and The Austonian tower 209 meter tall.

Below is the Austin population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2021 *964,0000.223
2022 *976,6961.32
2023 *982,8520.64
2024 *983,7180.09
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Austin city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearAustin Population
Source:, 1950 to 2035 Austin city Population(UA)

Austin Population Ranking & Density

According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, Austin population in 2020 is 978,908 people, it is eleventh largest city in US by Rank, Median age of Austin population is 33.6 years. 50.4% are Male and 49.6% are Female. Sex ratio 101.7 males per 100 females. 6.3% are under 5 years of age, 19.7% are under 18 years, 80.3% are 18 years and over, 12.1% are 65 years and over. Total housing units are 425,076. Austin population in 2023 is estimated to be 982,852, population in 2022 is estimated to be 976,696, and in 2021 is estimated to be 964,000.

Total number of 486,285 are Male, 477,958 are Female, 60,530 are under 5 years, 190,395 under 18 years, 773,848 are 18 years and over and 90,262 are 65 years and over.

Austin Voting age population
660,881 are Citizen, 18 and over population, out of these 328,188 are Male and 332,693 are Female, percentage wise 49.7% are Male voters and 50.3% are Female voters.

Austin Language demographics

Austin population by language spoken at home are, 614,960 speak only English, 200,236 Spanish, 5,195 French (incl. Cajun), 724 Portuguese, 142 Haitian, 411 Italian, 2,804 German, 602 Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages, 314 Greek, 178 Polish, 1,658 Russian, 534 Serbo-Croatian, 267 Ukrainian or other Slavic languages, 104 Armenian, 2,515 Persian (incl. Farsi, Dari).

Asian Indian languages include 7,921 Hindi, 1,219 Bengali, 5,469 Telugu, 3,629 Tamil, 1,387 Gujarati, 2,054 Urdu, 995 Punjabi, 3,654 Nepali, Marathi, or other Indic languages, 2,442 Malayalam, Kannada, or other Dravidian languages and 2,209 Other Indo-European languages.

East Asian languages include 2,986 Tagalog (incl. Filipino), 11,557 Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), 5,307 Vietnamese, 233 Khmer, 718 Japanese, 4,596 Korean, 804 Thai, Lao, or other Tai-Kadai languages and 685 speak other languages of Asia.

469 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 656 Hebrew, 7,122 Arabic, 846 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 2,088 Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa, 2,171 Swahili or other languages of Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa and 1,852 Other and unspecified languages.

Austin Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Austin by age is 979,263, out of these 495,874 are male, 483,389 are female, The sex ratio of Austin is 103. The median age of the Austin population is 33.9, Austin population by age are, under 18 years is 191,066, 16 years and over is 806,581, 18 years and over is 788,197, 21 years and over is 742,553, 65 years and over is 120867. 50.6% are male, 49.4% are female, 19.5% are under 18 years old, 82.4% are 16 years and over, 80.5% are 18 years and over, 75.8% are 21 years and over, 9.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 442,388 housing units, The voting population of Austin are 674,526, out of these 338,481 are male voters, 336,045 are female voters, 50.2% are male,49.8% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -557,6465.9%
5 - 952,2105.3%
10 - 1454,0515.5%
15 - 1955,1815.6%
20 - 2473,2967.5%
25 - 34218,52822.3%
35 - 44160,95316.4%
45 - 54118,27612.1%
55 - 5948,7805.0%
60 - 6446,9034.8%
65 - 7457,1825.8%
75 - 8424,5872.5%
85 and over11,6701.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Austin Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Austin by race are:

White Population

White population in Austin, Texas are 715,060, percentage wise 73.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Austin, Texas are 76,480, percentage wise 7.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Austin, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Austin are 80,117, percentage wise 8.2 percent are asians, out of these 33,755 are Asian Indians, 15,686 are Chinese, 2,971 are Filipinos, 1,533 are Japanese, 9,138 are Korean, 10,056 are Vietnamese and 6,978 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Austin, Texas are 318,016. Percentage wise 32.5 percent are hispanics, out of these 239,529 are Mexican people, 8,262 are Puerto Ricans, 10,575 are Cubans, and 59,650 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race979,263Percent
Black or African American76,4807.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,4010.9%
Asian Population80,1178.2%
Asian Indian33,7553.4%
Other Asian Population6,978
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5040.1%
Hispanic or Latino318,01632.5%
Puerto Rican8,2620.8%
Other Hispanic or Latino59,650
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Austin native population is 786,966, out of these 481,535 born in the Texas state and 289,032 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 192,297, out of these 66,356 are Naturalised US citizen, 6,822 are in Europe, 28,008 in Asia, 6,215 in Africa, 23,306 in Latin America and 1,783 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Austin are 125,941, out of these 7,008 are from Europe, 39,416 are from Asia, 2,481 from Africa, 75,019 are from Latin America and 1,260 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence481,535
Born in other state in the United States289,032
Born outside the United States16,399
Puerto Rico3,259
U.S. Island Areas1,082
Born abroad of American parent(s)12,058
Foreign born
Born outside of United States192,297
Naturalized U.S. citizen66,356
Latin America23,306
Northern America1,783
Not a U.S. citizen125,941
Latin America75,019
Northern America1,260
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Austin History

In 1837 settlers founded the village of Waterloo on the banks of the Colorado River, Immigrants from Germany, Sweden and Mexico were the area's original settlers. In 1839 after renaming the Waterloo to Austin and becoming Texas Capital, extreme growth occurred. By 1840 Austin was incorporated with 856 residents. When Mexican invasion threatened Texas in 1842, the Texas government moved its administration activities from Austin to Houston, The Texas government returned to Austin in 1845, the year in which Texas was admitted to the United States. In 1850 construction boom saw in Austin with the construction of Capitol Building in 1853. Second wave of construction happened to see by developing the rail-road in 1870. By 1875 out of 10,363 people, there were 757 inhabitants from Germany, 138 from Sweden, 297 from Mexico, 215 from Ireland. In 1880 the population is 11,013, and in 1883, with the founding of the University of Texas, Austin became a college town, And after a fire destroyed the original building constructed in 1853, the current Capitol was completed in 1888. In 1890 the population is 14,575 and 22,258 in the year 1900. By 1893 the Austin Dam was completed near to north-west of town and by 1895 Austin dam generated electricity and began powering the city's new water and light systems. On April 7, 1900, the floods in Austin and Dam was dealt its final blow after a strong storm, floodwaters crested at 11 feet atop the dam before it disintegrated, with two 250 foot sections almost half the dam was breaking away. Total black out in Austin town, In that flood disaster 18 people are drowned and 100 houses were destroyed in Austin. By the mid of the year of 1900, the people of Austin struggled to recover from the disaster of floods. Having gotten a taste of city owned electric power, they refused to go back. they bought out the local private power company, which used steam driven generators, and today's Austin Energy municipal utility is in a legacy of the old Austin Dam. Between 1880 and 1920 Austin's population grew threefold to 34,876.

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