South Austin

South Austin

Austin, Texas, is the capital of Texas and the center of political power.

Welcome to South Austin

South Austin is the heart of the city
 
Austin, Texas, is the capital of Texas and the center of political power. South Austin is the heart of the city. The neighborhoods are flourishing with a mix of historic houses and thoughtful new buildings.
 

Popular Communities

  • Bouldin 
  • Zilker
  • Barton Hills
  • South Lamar
  • Travis Heights
  • Dawson
  • St. Edwards
  • Galindo
  • South Manchaca 
  • St. Elmo
  • Westgate
  • Sunset Valley

Lifestyle

Home to the popular South Congress entertainment district, South Austin is the perfect blend of old-school aesthetics and modern sensibilities. There's street art, food trucks, and central gathering spots to meet old friends.
 

Food and Drinks

Home to the popular South Congress entertainment district, South Austin is the perfect blend of old-school aesthetics and modern sensibilities. There's street art, food trucks, and central gathering spots to meet old friends.
 
One of the best places for live music is the Continental Club. The shopping along South Congress, or "SoCo," is incredibly diverse. Matt's El Rancho, Home Slice Pizza, and Uchi are popular restaurants. Find a fashionable approach at ByGeorge and Stag Provisions.
 

Schools

  • Mills Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Clayton Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Barton Hills Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Zilker Elementary School, Public, K-5
  • Oak Hill Elementary School
  • Bowie High School, Public, 9-12
  • Headwaters School, Private, K-12
  • Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School, Private, K-12
  • Austin Montessori School, Private, PK-9
  • Austin Waldorf School, Private, K-12
  • Texas School for the Deaf, Public, PK-12

Overview for South Austin, TX

6,410 people live in South Austin, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $45,965. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,410

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

High

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

$45,965

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.

44
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
67
Bikeable
Bike Score
44
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Papa Paella, Bike & Brew ATX, and Tao Health & Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.28 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.4 miles 28 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.47 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.35 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.54 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.46 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Austin, TX

South Austin has 2,855 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 6,410 people call South Austin home. The population density is 6,759.831 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,410

Total Population

High

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

37

Median Age

53.79 / 46.21%

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
2,855

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$45,965

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 South Austin, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
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
St Elementarymo Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5

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