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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 14% Austin Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Austin Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Austin, Indiana

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 3
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Austin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 35 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky
County Scott
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 47102
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.758
Longitude -85.808

Austin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station SEYMOUR 2 N
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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Austin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,724 100%
Male 2,331 49.3%
Female 2,393 50.7%
Under 18 1,374 29.1%
18+ 3,350 70.9%
65+ 465 9.8%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.06
White 4,639 98.2%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 9 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.1%
Other 37 0.8%
Mixed Race 29 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 72 1.5%

Estimated Austin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,694
Growth -30
Growth % -0.6%

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 46.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
German 14.3%
Irish 11.5%
English 7%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Jamaican 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Austin 4,724 $33,267
Brownstown 2,978 $39,044
Crothersville 1,570 $36,776
Dupont 392 $32,083
Little York 185 $51,667
Scottsburg 6,040 $37,083
Seymour 18,101 $43,357
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Austin High Schools (2004)

S HWY 31
Serves 378 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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1. Portland, Tennessee 84.1   20.2% 11.1% 9.5% 25 $40,786 8.6% 5.5% 8,458 10.5% 32.3 0.2% 8
2. Cedar Springs, Michigan 83.7   23.8% 10.3% 11.7% 27 $42,250 9.4% 4.1% 3,112 13.8% 50.8 0.3% 5.5
3. Belding, Michigan 81.5   27.5% 13.9% 8.8% 27 $37,111 8.4% 3.5% 5,877 16.3% 41.4 0.2% 4.1
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