Austin is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 4,079 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Austin is the 140th largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Austin was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Austin economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Austin, where the median household income is $64,681.00.
Austin real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Austin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Austin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Austin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Austin who work in management occupations (11.95%), office and administrative support (11.82%), and sales jobs (8.95%).
Because of many things, Austin is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Austin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Austin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The population of Austin overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Austin, 23.68% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Austin in 2018 was $25,702, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,808 for a family of four. However, Austin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Austin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Austin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Austin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Austin include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Austin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.