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People

Total Population 24,687
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 11,361
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.9%
Median Earnings25+ $32,584
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,311
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,187

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,496
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $710
Median House Value $97,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 10.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Austin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Mower
Standard Zip Codes 55912
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.677
Longitude -92.974

Austin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station OSAGE
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station OWATONNA
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Austin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Andyville (55912)

Nicolville (55912)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsdale 782 $53,750
Elkton 111 $67,500
Hollandale 297 $62,083
Lyle 504 $63,654

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Austin Public Libraries

Library
Austin Public Library
323 FOURTH AVE NE
Austin, Minnesota
(507) 433-2391

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Austin Hospitals

AUSTIN MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1000 FIRST DRIVE NORTHWEST
(507) 433-7351
Emergency Service: Yes

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Austin High Schools

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AUSTIN SR.
301 3RD ST. N.W.
507-433-0401
Serves 1,159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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301 3RD ST. N.W.
507-433-0408
A Non-traditional School
Serves 137 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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301 N.W. THIRD ST.
507-433-0955
A Special Education School
Serves 21 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.3

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A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.

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