Austin Quick Facts
• Population of Austin has doubled every 20 years for the past 100 years.
• 16th largest city and 38th largest MSA in the U.S.
• Fifth fastest growing city, with a population increase of 4.3 percent in 2007, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
• Austin-Round Rock MSA had the eighth highest numeric population gain, with 65,880 new residents moving into the region in 2007.
• 1.5 million residents, ½ between ages of 18-44, median age is 4 years younger than national median.
• 8 colleges & universities with enrollment of more than 114,000.
Source: Downtown Austin Alliance, report by Capitol Market Research