Black Population Loss


Drawing on Census Data, UT’s Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) released an issue brief entitled "Outlier: the Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population."

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The brief reveals that Austin, with a 20.4% growth rate between 2000 and 2010, was the only major growing city in the country to  experience an absolute numerical decline in its African-American population between 2000 and 2010. 

     Austin Compared to other Major Growth Cities 2000- 2010

Austin Compared to other Major Growth Cities 2000- 2010

         Austin compared to other cities with   African-American   population losses

Austin compared to other cities with African-American population losses

     Austin compared to   other Texas cities

Austin compared to other Texas cities