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IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Public libraries252018publiclibraries.com
Other museums372018MuseumsUSA/CAMP
National museums0 2015Museums USA
Major concert halls2 2018Live Music Guide-Austin
Number of live music venues142 2018CAMP
Theatres642018CAMP
% of public green space (parks and gardens)11.0%2018The Trust for Public land ParkScore 2018
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites1802018National Register of Historic Places
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO World Heritage List
Number of book titles published in the country in a year338,990 2015Bowker
Art galleries1122018Art Alliance Austin
Number of non-professional dance schools912018CAD - CAMP
Cinemas262018Cinematreasures.org
Cinema screens1812018Cinematreasure.org
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population19.12018Cinematreasure.org
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year7242018Hollywood.com/Nash Information Services
Film festivals282018Film Festivals - Austin
Bookshops45 2018ReferenceUSAGov/CAD - CAMP
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population4.72018ReferenceUSAGov/CAD - CAMP
Number of bars245 2018Nightlife - Austin
Number of bars per 100,000 population25.92018Nightlife Austin
Number of restaurants1,9642018Restaurant Guide - Austin Chronicle
Number of Michelin star restaurants02018Michelin-starred restaurants
Number of markets102018USDA - Farmer Market Directory / Texas Flea Market ListingArtisan markets
Festivals and celebrations792018CAD - CAMP
Number of international students studying in the city5,5982018Brookings Institution
Number of video games arcades112018City of Austin
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year46.1%2018City of Austin
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries1,314,0762017Official Museum Directory 2017/National Register Publishing
Number of admissions at main film festival72,872 2018SXSW 2018 Event Statistics
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival432,5002018SXSW 2018 Event Statistics
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population44.9%2018SXSW 2018 Event Statistics
Number of international tourists per year1,339,0002017Travel Texas/Visit Austin
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population65.0%2017Travel Texas/Visit Austin
Geographical area size, sq. km810 2016Census ReporterACS 2016 1-year
Total population number947,8972016Census Reporter ACS 2016 1-year
% of total national country population living in the city0.3%2018City of Austin
Working age population342,8982016Census Reporter
Number of households372,3272016Census ReporterACS 2016 1-year
Foreign born population %18.0%2016Census ReporterACS 2016 1-year
Education level-% with degree level or higher49.2%2016Census ReporterACS 2016 1-year
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$39,103 2016Census ReporterACS 2016 1-year
GDP (ppp)(million)$135,010 2016U.S. Bureau of Economic AnalysisFigure concerns Austin Metropolitan Area
Creative industries employment %10.0%2016Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), through CreativeVitality Suite
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls61 2018Nightlife - Austin
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.62018publiclibraries.com
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)3.62015City of Austin
Total number of museums382018MusuemsUSA/CAMP
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population207.22018Restaurant Guide - Austin Chronicle
Number of performing arts/dance rehearsal spaces742018Austin Space Finder
Community centres392018CAMP