Census data: City of Rollingwood experiences 5.44% increase in population

Rollingwood saw a modest population increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Rollingwood saw a modest population increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Rollingwood saw a modest population increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Rollingwood experienced a population growth of 5.44% between 2014 and 2019, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Dec. 10. The nearly built-out city located in Austin’s Westlake region is home to an estimated 1,532 residents with a median age of 42.9 years old, which is higher than the state average of 38.5 years old.

Age analysis

  • 0-19: 31.98%

  • 20-39: 11.23%

  • 40-59: 30.09%

  • 60-79: 23.50%

  • 80+: 3.20%

*Numbers may not equal 100% due to rounding.

2019 Local demographics in Rollingwood

Hispanic/Latino is not a race, but the Hispanic/Lationo percentage below may include multiple races listed. The races listed, however, do not include hispanic/latino residents.

  • White: 94.5%

  • Black or African American: 0%

  • Asian: 2%

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%

  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%

  • Some other race: 0%

  • Two or more races: 3.5%

  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 7.3%

Median household income

The median household income in the city of Rollingwood increased by $32,321 between 2014 and 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Education level

A majority of Rollingwood residents have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, according to census data. The 2019 five-year estimates report approximately 99.7% of residents have achieved a high school diploma or higher and 87.8% of residents received a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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