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|People QuickFacts||Austin County||Texas|
|Population, 2013 estimate||28,847||26,448,193|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||28,425||25,145,561|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.5%||5.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.3%||7.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||24.3%||26.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||17.3%||11.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.3%||50.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||87.7%||80.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||9.6%||12.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.8%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||4.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.4%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||25.5%||38.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||63.8%||44.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||89.2%||82.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||10.6%||16.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||19.3%||34.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.5%||80.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||18.6%||26.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||27.9||24.9|
|Housing units, 2013||12,907||10,255,642|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||76.2%||63.9%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||7.8%||24.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$153,200||$128,000|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.65||2.80|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$26,206||$25,809|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$51,340||$51,563|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||9.1%||17.4%|
|Business QuickFacts||Austin County||Texas|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||583||537,8391|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||8,384||9,350,8291|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.8%||4.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||2,624||2,014,124|
|Total number of firms, 2007||2,683||2,164,852|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||7.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||20.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||24.0%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||593,541,502|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||424,238,194|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||234,178||311,334,781|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$8,785||$13,061|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||24,961||42,054,592|
|Building permits, 2012||21||135,514|
|Geography QuickFacts||Austin County||Texas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||646.51||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||44.0||96.3|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area|