Central Austin

Central Austin

Central Austin is the heart of the city and close to all, from the lively city center.

Welcome to Central Austin

The heart of the city and close to all
 
Central Austin is the heart of the city and close to all, from the lively city center to the lakeside of Lady Bird Lake. Central Austiners live near many of the hip cultural facilities in a variety of well-established urban neighborhoods.
 

Popular Communities

  • Brentwood/Crestview
  • Rosedale
  • Allandale
  • Enfield/Pemberton
  • Wooten
  • Hyde Park/Triangle State
  • Northwest Hills

Lifestyle

As it was first dubbed "Silicon Hills" in the 1990s, Austin was a hotbed of the high-tech industry. The reputation grew in recent years, as Austin's thriving technology scene has been firmly established by its iconic South by Southwest festival. The University of Texas flagship campus is also home to Central Austin. A mix of city professionals, young families, musicians, and artists is present in Central Austin, making it a highly livable and always attractive city center.
 

Food and Drinks

The dining scene of Austin is an eclectic combination of Texan cuisine and contemporary food. The smoked meat at Franklin's BBQ is difficult to beat and claims to serve the best barbecue in the universe. The Odd Duck serves delicious and sustainable food. Uchi puts sushi and other Japanese dishes in a creative and modern way. Jeffrey's has been an institution of Austin since the 1970s and continues to enjoy its delicious New American cuisine and high-standard French-influenced cuisine. Home Slice, known for its delicious pizza slices in New York, serves casual food.
 

Schools

  • McCallum High School
  • Brentwood Elementary School
  • Lamar Middle School
  • Highland Park Elementary School, Public, PK–5
  • Gorzycki Middle School, Public, 6–8
  • Lasa High School, Public, 9–12

Overview for Central Austin, TX

6,072 people live in Central Austin, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $48,592. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,072

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

High

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

$48,592

Average individual Income

Around Central Austin, TX

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

87
Very Walkable
Walking Score
91
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
48
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lovejoy Bakery, Mission Burger, and Taqueria Fenix.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.4 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.59 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.18 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Central Austin, TX

Central Austin has 2,503 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Central Austin do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,072 people call Central Austin home. The population density is 8,949.769 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,072

Total Population

High

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

33

Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,503

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$48,592

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Central Austin, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Central 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
Blackshear Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Kealing Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Garza Independence High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available

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