Austin, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Austin, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Austin had a population of 2,805 as of July 1, 2017. Austin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Austin is located at latitude 35.0073 and longitude -91.9892 in Lonoke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Austin (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lonoke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The City of Austin (GNIS ID: 2403140) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Austin is located within Township of Caroline, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lonoke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Austin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Austin, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,805
Daytime Population: Workers 131
Daytime Population: Residents 1,405
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,536
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 2,805
Population in Familes 2,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 927
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $59,536
Average Household Income $73,249
Per Capita Income $26,064


Total Housing Units 1,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 845 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $162,698
Average Home Value $187,707


Total Households 1,016
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 801
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.5% 1.75%
Households 4.41% 1.75%
Families 4.68% 1.67%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Austin, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Austin to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 80th
Population Density # 84 85th
Diversity Index # 371 31st
Median Household Income # 16 97th
Per Capita Income # 62 89th

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