Population by age & sex

Nearly 43% of the region's population is in the peak working years between the ages of 18-44 (compared to 36% nationally). The median age of the Austin metro is more than three years younger than the national median (34.7 years vs. 38.1 years).

Population by Age & Sex, Austin MSA, 2017
TOTAL
MALE
FEMALE
0-17
495,339
253,172
242,167
18-24
204,221
102,911
101,310
25-44
696,180
357,222
338,958
45-64
496,456
246,569
249,887
65+
223,827
100,721
122,910
Total
2,115,827
1,060,595
1,055,232
Population Distribution by Age, 2017

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Estimates.