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A Demographic Snapshot of Austin by Ryan Robinson

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Presentation given at the May 5, 2016 meeting of the Lost Creek Civic Organization by Ryan Robinson, Austin City Demographer.

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A Demographic Snapshot of Austin by Ryan Robinson

  1. 1. A Demographic Snapshot of Austin Lost Creek Civic Organization May 5, 2016 Ryan Robinson City Demographer Planning and Zoning Department
  2. 2. 1. A continuation of robust job and population growth. 2. Diversification dynamics are shifting. 3. A collapse in Austin’s housing affordability and the flight of families from the urban core. 4. Austin is still a mecca for millennials but is also now an emerging destination for retirees. 5. Stubborn socioeconomic separations may be getting worse. 6. Political landscapes are changing. Snapshot Takeaways A Demographic Snapshot of Austin Ryan Robinson City Demographer City of Austin
  3. 3. Williamson Travis Bastrop Caldwell Hays
  4. 4. 33rd Total Population = 2,000,860
  5. 5. Las Vegas Jacksonville DFW Denver HoustonAustin Raleigh Orlando Nashville San Antonio 10 Fastest Growing Metro Areas, 2014 to 2015
  6. 6. 11th 27th in 1990 16th in 2000 14th in 2010 11th in 2013 10th by 2025…
  7. 7. Housing Affordability a Demographic Snapshot Ryan Robinson City Demographer City of Austin
  8. 8. Apartment and Condo Projects Under Construction, March 2015
  9. 9. Are we becoming Monaco on the Colorado?
  10. 10. Are we implementing our new Comprehensive Plan?
  11. 11. Age Structure is Changing a Demographic Snapshot Ryan Robinson City Demographer City of Austin
  12. 12. DATA SOURCE: 2007 American Community Survey Data, Table B19113, US Census Bureau.
  13. 13. Charlotte Atlanta Metro Areas with Fastest Growing Senior and Pre-Senior Population, 2000 to 2010 DFW Colorado Springs Pre-Seniors (age 55 to 64) Seniors (age 65 Plus) Houston Austin Raleigh Las Vegas Salt Lake City Boise Madison AlbuquerqueRiverside Portland
  14. 14. 8.0% of 1.8 million, or 140K 18% of 3.9 million, or 700K
  15. 15. Socioeconomic Separations a Demographic Snapshot Ryan Robinson City Demographer City of Austin
  16. 16. Overall Poverty Rate, 2012 = 20.3%
  17. 17. Overall Poverty Rate, 2012 = 20.3% Overall Poverty Rate, 2013 = 17.8%
  18. 18. Political Landscapes a Demographic Snapshot Ryan Robinson City Demographer City of Austin

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