Travis Heights

30.2443° N, 97.7444° W


Where urban living blends a youthful cosmopolitan vibe with a friendly neighborhood atmosphere.

Located south of Downtown Austin, Travis Heights is a vibrant urban community that attracts young professionals who seek city convenience and a variety of recreational opportunities. If you seek a trendy and walkable community with historic allure and cultural richness, and a community that easily embodies the city's motto to "Keep Austin Weird", Travis Heights would be an excellent area to consider. 


  • Youthful atmosphere 
  • High walkability to restaurants, shopping, bars
  • Convenience to downtown 


Travis Heights is a perfect blend of tranquility and excitement. filled with old bungalows and modern homes alike, but the most popular area in this neighborhood is South Congress Avenue (otherwise known as SOCO.) An energetic art and music scene thrives amidst a collection of historic residences. Trendy and active, the SOCO strip will come alive during big events like ACL and SXSW. Walk to some of the trendiest restaurants, boutiques, and coffee shops along South Congress Avenue, all while the vibrant downtown area is just a stone's throw away. The people of Travis Heights are as eclectic as the homes they live in. Musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, doctors- a melting pot of people who proudly call this neighborhood home.


Travis Heights offers an abundance of iconic dining options. Whether you're in the mood for live music on a patio or a cocktail at a trendy Mediterranean restaurant, you'll find many restaurants right at your fingertips. Catch live music on the weekends at Guero's Taco Bar. For fresh seafood and oysters and to people-watch on South Congress, try Perlas. For coffee order at the walk-in window at Two Hands or the iconic Jo's Coffee (where you will find the beloved "I love you so much" mural.) Arguementally for one of the best pizzas in town- opt for Homeslice. For a chic Parisian cafe vibe, try June's. For Mediterranean and a cool patio make a reservation at Aba. Along South Congress, you'll also find a Soho House and Equinox

South Congress is a cultural hub and features top designer shops. Names from Hermes to Lululemon, to funky vintage shops and gift stores. 


The lady bird trail is an Austinite favorite, hugging the perimeter of the lake and capturing the beauty of the downtown skyline. Soak up the sun and the shimmering lake by renting stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes from Austin Rowing Club. Jog, walk, and bike the 10-mile trail year-round. For live music, head to The Continental Club. 


Schools in Travis Heights belong to the Austin Independent School District.

  • Travis Heights Elementary School
  • Allison Elementary School
  • Lively Middle School 
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Overview for Travis Heights, TX

6,228 people live in Travis Heights, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $74,424. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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38 years

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Around Travis Heights, TX

There's plenty to do around Travis Heights, 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 Mission Burger, Taqueria Fenix, and Camino Alamo BBQ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.24 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.84 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.15 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Travis Heights, TX

Travis Heights has 3,481 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Travis Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,228 people call Travis Heights home. The population density is 6,047.359 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Travis Heights, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Travis Heights. 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
Travis Hts Elementary
PreK - 5th

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