2014 Housing Market Analysis Data by Zip Code

data.austintexas.gov | Last Updated 22 Sep 2017

This dataset is taken from the 2014 Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis for the City of Austin (available here: http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/NHCD/2014_Comprehensive_Housing_Market_Analysis_-_Document_reduced_for_web.pdf) and documents demographic and housing summary data for each zip code in Austin. The purpose of this data is to provide a snapshot of housing affordability along with indicators of demographic diversity, gentrification, transportation costs, and transit access at the neighborhood level. The appendix of the Housing Market Analysis, which contains this data, can be found here: http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/NHCD/2014_Comprehensive_Housing_Market_Analysis_-_Appendix_reduced_for_web.pdf.

Tags: housing market study, affordability, housing

This dataset has the following 30 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Zip Codezip_codenumber
Population below poverty levelpopulation_below_poverty_levelpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Median household incomemedian_household_incomemoneySource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Non-White, Non-Hispanic or Latinonon_white_non_hispanic_or_latinopercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Hispanic or Latino, of any racehispanic_or_latino_of_any_racepercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Population with disabilitypopulation_with_disabilitypercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
UnemploymentunemploymentpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Large households (5+ members)large_households_5_memberspercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Homes affordable to people earning less than $50,000homes_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_50_000percentSource: American Community Survey 2008-12; Austin Board of Realtors 2013 MLS
Rentals affordable to people earning less than $25,000rentals_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_25_000percentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Rent-restricted unitsrent_restricted_unitspercentSource: City of Austin 2014, American Community Survey 2008-2012
Housing Choice Voucher holdershousing_choice_voucher_holderspercentSource: City of Austin, Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA)
Median rentmedian_rentmoneySource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Median home valuemedian_home_valuemoneySource: American Community Survey 2008-2012
Percentage of rental units in poor conditionpercentage_of_rental_units_in_poor_conditionpercentSource: City of Austin - based on units deemed to be dangerous and/or substandard as a result of 2013 code complaint
Percent change in number of housing units, 2000-2012percent_change_in_number_of_housing_units_2000_2012percentSource: US Census 2000; American Community Survey 2008-2012
Owner units affordable to average retail/service workerowner_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_workerpercentSource: Austin Board of Realtors 2013 MLS; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For retail/service worker earning $24,000/yr
Rental units affordable to average retail/service workerrental_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_workerpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For retail/service worker earning $24,000/yr
Rental units affordable to average artistrental_units_affordable_to_average_artistpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012; Pegasus Planning & Development ("Keeping Austin Creative"); For artist/musician earning $31,000/yr
Owner units affordable to average artistowner_units_affordable_to_average_artistpercentSource: Austin Board of Realtors 2013 MLS; Pegasus Planning & Development ("Keeping Austin Creative"); For artist/musician earning $31,000/yr
Rental units affordable to average teacherrental_units_affordable_to_average_teacherpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For teacher earning $48,000/yr
Owner units affordable to average teacherowner_units_affordable_to_average_teacherpercentSource: Austin Board of Realtors 2013 MLS; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For teacher earning $48,000/yr
Rental units affordable to average tech workerrental_units_affordable_to_average_tech_workerpercentSource: American Community Survey 2008-2012; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For technology sector worker earning $84,000/yr
Owner units affordable to average tech workerowner_units_affordable_to_average_tech_workerpercentSource: Austin Board of Realtors 2013 MLS; Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013; For technology sector worker earning $84,000/yr
Change in percentage of population below poverty, 2000-2012change_in_percentage_of_population_below_poverty_2000_2012percentSource: US Census 2000; American Community Survey 2008-2012
Change in median rent, 2000-2012change_in_median_rent_2000_2012percentSource: US Census 2000; American Community Survey 2008-2012
Change in median home value, 2000-2012change_in_median_home_value_2000_2012percentSource: US Census 2000; American Community Survey 2008-2012
Percentage of homes within 1/4-mi of transit stoppercentage_of_homes_within_1_4_mi_of_transit_stoppercentSource: City of Austin, US Census 2010
Average monthly transportation costaverage_monthly_transportation_costmoneySource: US Department of Housing and Urban Development Location Affordability Index
Percentage of housing and transportation costs that is transportation-relatedpercentage_of_housing_and_transportation_costs_that_is_transportation_relatedpercentSource: US Department of Housing and Urban Development Location Affordability Index