Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis: City of Austin (2014)

Index

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Metric Comment Figure
average_monthly_transportation_cost Dollars/month Figure 2.1: Transportation Statistics
change_in_median_home_value_2000_2012 Percent (%) Figure 1.1: Home Cost Statistics
change_in_median_rent_2000_2012 Percent (%) Figure 1.1: Home Cost Statistics
change_in_percentage_of_population_below_poverty_2000_2012 Percent (%) Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics
homes_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_50_000 Percent (%) Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics
median_home_value Dollars Figure 1.1: Home Cost Statistics
median_household_income Dollars Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics
median_rent Dollars/month Figure 1.1: Home Cost Statistics
owner_units_affordable_to_average_artist Percent (%) Figure 4.1: Accessibility Statistics
owner_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_worker Percent (%) Figure 4.1: Accessibility Statistics
owner_units_affordable_to_average_teacher Percent (%) Figure 4.1: Accessibility Statistics
owner_units_affordable_to_average_tech_worker Percent (%) Figure 4.1: Accessibility Statistics
percent_change_in_number_of_housing_units_2000_2012 Percent (%) Figure 5.1: Quality of Housing Statistics
percentage_of_homes_within_1_4_mi_of_transit_stop Percent (%) Figure 2.1: Transportation Statistics
percentage_of_rental_units_in_poor_condition Percent (%) Figure 5.1: Quality of Housing Statistics
population_below_poverty_level Percent (%) Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics
rent_restricted_units Number of Units Figure 5.1: Quality of Housing Statistics
rental_units_affordable_to_average_artist Percent (%) Figure 4.2: Accessibility Statistics
rental_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_worker Percent (%) Figure 4.2: Accessibility Statistics
rental_units_affordable_to_average_teacher Percent (%) Figure 4.2: Accessibility Statistics
rental_units_affordable_to_average_tech_worker Percent (%) Figure 4.2: Accessibility Statistics
rentals_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_25_000 Percent (%) Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics
transportation_related Metric name shortened for index, percent (%) Figure 2.1: Transportation Statistics
unemployment Percent (%) Figure 3.1: Socioeconomic Statistics

Home Cost Statistics

The following ChartLab visualization displays information related to the changing cost of both owning and renting a home.

Local Metrics:

  • change_in_median_home_value_2000_2012
  • change_in_median_rent_2000_2012
  • median_home_value
  • median_rent

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Transportation Statistics

The following ChartLab visualization displays information related to transportation cost in the city of Austin.

Local Metrics:

  • average_monthly_transportation_cost
  • percentage_of_homes_within_1_4_mi_of_transit_stop
  • percentage_of_housing_and_transportation_costs_that_is_transportation_related

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Socioeconomic Statistics

The following ChartLab visualization displays information related to the socioeconomic conditions of Austin residents.

Local Metrics:

  • change_in_percentage_of_population_below_poverty_2000_2012
  • homes_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_50_000
  • median_household_income
  • population_below_poverty_level
  • rentals_affordable_to_people_earning_less_than_25_000
  • unemployment

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Accessibility Statistics

The following ChartLab visualization displays information related to the accessibility of both owning and renting a home in Austin. Figure 4.1 deals with ownership statistics, whereas Figure 4.2 deals with home rental statistics.

Local Metrics:

Figure 4.1

  • owner_units_affordable_to_average_artist
  • owner_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_worker
  • owner_units_affordable_to_average_teacher
  • owner_units_affordable_to_average_tech_worker

Figure 4.2

  • rental_units_affordable_to_average_artist
  • rental_units_affordable_to_average_retail_service_worker
  • rental_units_affordable_to_average_teacher
  • rental_units_affordable_to_average_tech_worker

Figure 4.1

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Figure 4.2

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Quality of Housing Statistics

The following ChartLab visualization displays information related to the quality of housing in the City of Austin.

Local Metrics:

  • percent_change_in_number_of_housing_units_2000_2012
  • percentage_of_rental_units_in_poor_condition
  • rent_restricted_units

Figure 5.1

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