Old West Austin

39°57'45.41° N, 74°40'43.57° W

WELCOME TO WEST AUSTIN

Timeless and stately, built on a historic and serene landscapes 

Stretching approximately 106 blocks of natural and residential areas, Old West Austin is renowned for its laidback vibe while nestled conveniently between uptown Austin and Downtown. With large lots and elegant homes laid out among tree-lined streets, you will find a unique and eclectic tapestry of historic Colonial and Georgian-style homes, bungalows, and cottages.

WHAT TO LOVE

  • Enchanting homes exuding timeless charm and historic allure 
  • Suburban feel tucked in the heart of Central Austin 
  • A plethora of choices for outdoor pursuits 

LOCAL LIFESTYLE

Quiet and slow-paced, Old West Austin has a peaceful core that draws in young families and professionals who enjoy the convenience of bouncing to the Downtown area easily. You can meet your friends for lunch in 5 minutes, and retreat back to a peaceful neighborhood. Being in a historic district, it's difficult to build new homes in the area, so you will find many homes are updated and remodeled in a way that still preserves the home's unique character. Neighborhoods emanate an unspoken sophistication and class. 

DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING

From fine dining to casual cafes, this area has a variety of dining options that are fan favorites on Yelp. For a date night head to Jeffrey's known for their posh dinner dishes and one of the few places in Austin that serve top-grade prime beef. For brunch opt for Josephine House for a chic cafe atmosphere with an adorable patio or head to Tiny Boxwoods for another garden cafe option. For a New York speakeasy feel, head to Howards for a cocktail. 

The Menagerie showcases luxury jewelry and gifts perfect for special occasions. Head to Kerbey Lane Village for a collection of elegant boutiques (Make sure to check out Valentines for the new and in-season designer apparel and accessories.

THINGS TO DO

Peace District Park is popular with its beautiful trails and lush greenery. With an interactive waterplay area, treehouse, and playground, this park is great for play and to enjoy nature with your family or friends. West Austin Neighborhood Park is a public park located in Clarksville that includes a community pool as well as an off-leash dog park. 

NEIGHBORHOODS

  • Pemberton Heights
  • Bryker Woods
  • Old Enfield 
  • Clarksville 

SCHOOLS

Old West Austin is served by the Austin Independent School District

  • Casis Elementary School
  • Liberal Arts and Science Academy
  • Chaparral Star Academy 

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Overview for Old West Austin, TX

22,111 people live in Old 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.

22,111

Total Population

38.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$99,581

Average individual Income

Around Old West Austin, TX

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

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
72
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
28
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lovejoy Bakery, City Alchemist, and Baby Signs by Tina C.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.9 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.19 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.98 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.55 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Old West Austin, TX

Old 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 Old 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 Old West Austin home. The population density is 3,932.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

22,111

Total Population

High

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

38.2

Median Age

53.45 / 46.55%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,865

Total Households

2.03

Average Household Size

$99,581

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Old West Austin, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Old 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Austin St Hospital
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
Austin Independent School District Child Development Center
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Mathews Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Girls' School Of Austin
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bryker Woods Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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