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Travis County at a glance

Staff Writer
Austin 360
Lake Travis, in western Travis County, draws vacationers and year-round residents alike.

Population

2009 1,001,862

Growth 2000-2009 23%

2014 1,113,005

Growth 2009-14 11%

Gender

Male 51%

Female 49%

Race/ethnicity*

White/Non-Hispanic 51%

Hispanic 33%

African American/Non-Hispanic 8%

Asian/Non-Hispanic 5%

Other/Non-Hispanic 1%

Two or more races 2%

Age

Average 35.0

Marital status (age 15+)

Married 52%

Single, never married 34%

Widowed or divorced 14%

Education (age 25+)

Less than a high school diploma 15%

High school graduate 17%

Some college 22%

Associate degree 5%

Bachelor's degree or more 41%

Households

Population per household 2.6

Average household income $74,321

Owner-occupied 54%

Renter-occupied 46%

Households with children 30%

Median home value $188,011

* Percentages may not add up to 100 percent because of rounding.

Source: Nielsen Claritas 2009 (a national leader in demographic analysis and projections.)