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Grow Texas: Austin by the numbersGrow Texas: Austin by the numbershttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=25522014-11-06T06:54:00Z2014-11-06T00:00:00Z

AUSTIN - As of 2014, Austin's population is 799,939 people. Since 2000, the population has grown by 14.5 percent.

The median home cost in Austin is $229,700. Homes have appreciated 12.6 percent in the last year.

Compared to the rest of the country, Austin's cost of living is 6.5 percent higher than the U.S. average.

Austin public schools spend $11,995 per student. The U.S. average is $12,435. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Austin.

The unemployment rate in Austin is 3.5 percent. The U.S. average is 6.3 percent.

JUST THE FACTS

Median resident age: 31.1 years
Household Size: 2.4
Est. Household Income: $58,932
Median Home Price: $229,700
Homes Owned: 41.4%
Home Appreciation: 12.6%
Family Households: 51.9%
Married Population: 42.5%
Single Population: 57.5%
College Education: 40.5%
Commute Time: 23 mins.

SOURCE: www.city-data.com

San Antonio Business Journal
Austin-Round Rock
Economy
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