Austin Statistics Shared on March 11, 2016

Austin Statistics shared on March 11, 2016 at the Austin Board of Realtors by Charisse Bodisch, SVP Economic Development of Austin Chamber of Commerce

  • Historically Austin doubles in size every 20 years.
  • Austin is 11th largest city in the U.S.
  • Austin receives 158 new residents daily on average
  • Currently 2 million residents
  • Austin ranked #1 for net migration from 2010-2014
  • 59% of new migrants have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Austin’s cost of living is 4% below the U.S. cost of living
  • Median age is 33.5 years
  • Austin has the #5 fastest growing airport in U.S.
  • Over 1 million people in total workforce
  • Austin has 5,100 high tech companies
  • Median home price is $254,999
  • Austin has 40 hospitals
  • Austin ranked #1 best place for veterans overall
  • Round Rock is #1 on best affordable places for family to live
  • Austin is best performing city of 11 top global cities with strong tech clusters
  • Austin is #1 U.S. city for company start-ups
  • In 2015 Austin received 53 new companies and 5,100 new jobs.

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