Austin is the capital city of the state of Texas, located in Travis County in the central part of the state. As of the 2020 United States Census, the estimated population of Austin was around 1 million people, making it the 11th most populous city in the United States.
The city is known for its vibrant music and arts scene, delicious food, and beautiful natural surroundings. Austin is home to several parks, including Zilker Park, which features a spring-fed pool, botanical gardens, and hiking trails.
In terms of demographics, Austin is a diverse and growing city, with a mix of residents of different ethnicities, cultures, and backgrounds. According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of Austin is around 48% White, 33% Hispanic or Latino, 8% Black or African American, and 6% Asian.
The average home price in Austin varies depending on factors such as location and the size of the property, but as of 2021, the median home price in the area was around $460,000. The property tax rate in Austin is 1.9% per $100 valuation, which is slightly higher than the state average.
Austin is served by the Austin Independent School District, which includes several highly rated schools. According to Niche.com, some of the top-rated schools in the district include Austin High School, O. Henry Middle School, and Bryker Woods Elementary School.
Austin is home to several chambers of commerce, including the Austin Chamber of Commerce, which can be reached by phone at (512) 478-9383. The city can be reached by phone at (512) 974-2000.