Austin, Arkansas

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Austin, Arkansas

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Austin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Austin Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Austin People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Austin Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Austin, Arkansas

Comparing Austin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 5 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
Median Family Income 8 10
College Educated Adults 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Austin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NE of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lonoke
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72007
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.998
Longitude -91.983

Austin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CABOT 4 SW
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 53 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Austin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 605 100%
Male 307 50.7%
Female 298 49.3%
Under 18 160 26.4%
18+ 445 73.6%
65+ 57 9.4%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.09
White 582 96.2%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 8 1.3%
Mixed Race 13 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 5.6%

Estimated Austin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 687
Growth 82
Growth % 13.6%

Austin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
German 15.2%
Irish 9.5%
English 8.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Dutch 2.5%
Scottish 2.3%
Italian 1.6%
Canadian 1.2%
Hungarian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
European 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Austin 605 $49,107
Beebe 4,930 $41,307
Cabot 15,261 $53,933
Jacksonville 29,916 $40,381
McRae 661 $25,833
Vilonia 2,106 $50,184
Ward 2,580 $34,702
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