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Austin, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Austin had a population of 24,906 as of July 1, 2018. Austin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Austin is located at latitude 43.6717 and longitude -92.9737 in Mower County. The formal boundaries for the City of Austin (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Mower County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The City of Austin (GNIS ID: 2394037) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Austin: City of Austin.

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Austin, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,906
Population in Households 24,435
Population in Familes 18,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density2 2,111
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,857
Average Household Income $63,258
Per Capita Income $25,876

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,915 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,209 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 851 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $101,560
Average Home Value $143,315
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,124
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 6,049
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.15%
Households -0.01% 0.1%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Austin, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Austin to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 43 95th
Population Density # 67 93rd
Diversity Index # 52 94th
Median Household Income # 730 19th
Per Capita Income # 711 22nd

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