Location of Austwell, Texas
Austwell is a city in Refugio County, Texas, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 192 people, 88 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 527.5 people per square mile (205.9/km²). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 368.1 per square mile (143.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.67% White, 1.56% African American, 6.77% from other races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 57.29% of the population.
There were 88 households out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.72.
In the city the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $20,000. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,146. About 32.0% of families and 33.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.