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The Live Music Capital of the World, Bat City or Capital of Texas: whatever you refer to it as, Austin, Texas is undoubtedly a vibrant and lively cultural hub in America’s southwest. Austinites never have a reason to be bored thanks to the city’s extensive amount of music scenes, popular parks and annual cultural events. Austin, Texas is also a major job location, being home to many Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, IBM and Apple Inc.

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Austin Demographics & Crime Rate

Austin, Texas is called home by over 880,000 people total with each square mile containing 1,034 people. This makes Austin smaller than many rival cities such as San Francisco or New York City. This is great for people who want the city life without the city-sized crowds. Texas has many competitive colleges, and the elite University of Texas, with more than 51,000 students, is located in Austin. With such great education options, it’s not surprising that 30% of Austin’s populace holds a bachelor degree and 5.2% holds an associate’s degree, leading to an average median household income of $57,689.


City Population

887,061

Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820

Unemployment

5.9%

National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income

$57,689

National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate

3.73%

National Avg 2016: 3.83%


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Austin Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

The Austin median home value is $240,800, making it slightly higher than the national average, but still a fraction of the cost when compared to the larger cities across the country. Rental units average a cost of $1,047 per month and Austin’s sales tax sits at 8.25%. One easy way to offset the cost of moving is to go to MoveWise and let us help you find the best movers the city has to offer, at the best price, to get you to the Live Music Capital of the World.


Home Price

$240,800

National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent

$1,047

National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"

6.25%

Ranked [#13]


State Property Tax

1.9%

Ranked [#6]


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