South Austin

South Austin

South Austin Real Estate: Your Gateway to Vibrant Living Welcome to South Austin, where urban living meets a laid-back, eclectic vibe. This dynamic area, just minutes from Downtown, offers a unique blend of culture, convenience, and community, making it a sought-after destination for homebuyers.

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Locales and Lifestyle

South Austin is home to an array of vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own character and charm. From the bustling South Congress Avenue (SoCo) with its trendy boutiques, quirky shops, and renowned eateries, to the peaceful, tree-lined streets of Barton Hills and Travis Heights, there's a perfect spot for everyone. The area is known for its live music venues, art galleries, and community events that reflect the city's creative spirit.

Education and Schools

Families are drawn to South Austin for its excellent educational opportunities. The area is served by the Austin Independent School District (AISD), which includes top-rated schools such as Barton Hills Elementary, O. Henry Middle School, and Austin High School. Additionally, there are several highly regarded private and charter schools, providing diverse educational options to meet every family's needs.

Parks and Recreation

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to love in South Austin. The neighborhood is dotted with beautiful parks and green spaces, perfect for recreation and relaxation. Zilker Park, the city's most famous park, offers 351 acres of green space, including the stunning Zilker Botanical Garden, the Barton Springs Pool, and numerous trails for hiking and biking. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is another local favorite, providing miles of scenic trails and natural swimming holes. For those who enjoy being on the water, Lady Bird Lake is a prime spot for kayaking, paddleboarding, and rowing.

Housing and Real Estate

South Austin boasts a diverse range of housing options to suit any lifestyle. From contemporary condos and chic townhomes to charming bungalows and luxurious modern homes, the real estate market here is as varied as it is vibrant. Many homes feature stunning architectural designs, spacious interiors, and lush, landscaped yards. With its close proximity to Downtown, excellent amenities, and a strong sense of community, South Austin continues to be one of the most desirable areas for homebuyers.

Whether you're looking for a trendy urban lifestyle or a serene suburban retreat, South Austin offers the best of both worlds. Explore our listings today and discover your perfect home in this dynamic, thriving community.


Overview for South Austin, TX

49,854 people live in South Austin, where the median age is 33.2 and the average individual income is $68,338. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,854

Total Population

33.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$68,338

Average individual Income

Around South Austin, TX

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

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Very Walkable
Walking Score
65
Bikeable
Bike Score
50
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Austintatious Cheesecakes, Devi Evangelho - Modern Alchemy Healing Arts, and SoLa CrossFit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.59 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.91 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.89 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.77 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Austin, TX

South Austin has 26,619 households, with an average household size of 1.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South Austin do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,854 people call South Austin home. The population density is 5,688.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,854

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.2

Median Age

50.98 / 49.02%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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26,619

Total Households

1.81

Average Household Size

$68,338

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in South Austin, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby South 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Dawson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mainspring Schools
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Travis County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Travis Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Richards School For Young Women Leaders
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Texas School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Barton Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Becker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Travis Hts Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Zilker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Galindo Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Travis County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Graduation Prep Academy Travis
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
San Juan Diego Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Athena Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Daep- Elementary
PUBLIC
5th - 5th
No rating available
Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available
Travis County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
St Ignatius Martyr Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Integerity Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available

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Monica distinguishes herself as an exceptional professional in the real estate industry, consistently exceeding all expectations by delivering unparalleled service. Leveraging her extensive market expertise, Monica excels in optimizing property market values when entrusted to list or search for a property. Whether you're interested in buying or selling, Monica collaborates closely with clients to pinpoint their ideal properties, secure the most advantageous deals, and consistently provide a truly FABulous real estate experience.