West Austin

West Austin

Nestled amid the rolling hills and scenic landscapes, embodies the perfect refined living.

Welcome to West Austin

Nestled amid the rolling hills and scenic landscapes, West Austin embodies the perfect marriage of natural beauty and refined living. This sought-after community offers a harmonious blend of serene surroundings, upscale amenities, and a rich cultural tapestry, making it a cherished enclave for discerning residents.

Scenic Beauty and Outdoor Pursuits:

West Austin's charm lies in its proximity to the lush Texas Hill Country. Residents revel in the abundance of parks, trails, and green spaces, providing ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and leisurely strolls. From the iconic Barton Creek Greenbelt to the tranquil Emma Long Metropolitan Park, nature enthusiasts find solace within the community's embrace.

Iconic Austin Landmarks:

West Austin is home to some of Austin's most iconic landmarks, including the Texas State Capitol, offering a glimpse into the heart of Texan history and culture. Nearby, the enchanting Zilker Park offers a vast playground for recreational activities, festivals, and picnics against the backdrop of the Downtown Austin skyline.

Cultural Riches and Culinary Delights:

The community is adorned with a thriving arts scene and an array of cultural institutions. The Blanton Museum of Art and the Contemporary Austin present a diverse array of exhibits and installations, while the Long Center for the Performing Arts hosts captivating live performances. Dining options are equally diverse, with acclaimed eateries and fine-dining establishments scattered throughout the area.

Luxury Living and Prestigious Communities:

West Austin is synonymous with luxury living, boasting a collection of prestigious communities that exemplify elegance and sophistication. Notable neighborhoods include:
Tarrytown: Known for its stately homes and tree-lined streets, Tarrytown exudes a timeless charm. Residents here enjoy proximity to Lake Austin and a close-knit community atmosphere.
Clarksville: This historic district is characterized by its quaint bungalows, historic landmarks, and a vibrant local scene. It's a prime example of a walkable, urban community within West Austin.
West Lake Hills: Perched on the hills overlooking downtown Austin, West Lake Hills offers breathtaking views and a tranquil, upscale lifestyle. It's known for its top-rated schools and elegant residences.
Rob Roy: A gated community, Rob Roy is synonymous with exclusivity and luxury. Nestled in the hills, it offers sprawling estates and unparalleled privacy.

Top-tier Education and Family-Centric Amenities:

Families in West Austin benefit from access to some of the city's most esteemed schools, both public and private. Parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities provide endless options for family-friendly activities.

West Austin - A Lifestyle Beyond Compare:

West Austin is more than a community; it's a lifestyle defined by natural beauty, refined living, and a rich cultural heritage. Whether indulging in outdoor adventures, immersing in the arts, or savoring culinary delights, residents find their desires met within this enchanting enclave. West Austin, where every day brings a new opportunity to savor life's finest offerings.

Overview for West Austin, TX

22,111 people live in West Austin, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $99,581. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38.2 years

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Around West Austin, TX

There's plenty to do around West Austin, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sideserf Cake Studio, Citrusnade, and Bad Mama Bakehouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.1 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Austin, TX

West Austin has 10,865 households, with an average household size of 2.03. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Austin do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,111 people call West Austin home. The population density is 3,932.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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53.45 / 46.55%

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Schools in West Austin, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby West Austin. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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6th - 8th
Austin St Hospital
1st - 12th
No rating available
Austin Independent School District Child Development Center
PreK - PreK
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Mathews Elementary
PreK - 6th
9th - 12th
Girls' School Of Austin
K - 8th
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Bryker Woods Elementary
K - 5th
PreK - 5th
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