Best Places To Live In & Around Austin, TX

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  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market

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Lost Creek, TX 5.9 miles away (city)
93
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Rollingwood, TX 3 miles away (city)
90
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
Gateway, Austin, TX 8.5 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Windsor Road, Austin, TX 2 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
Pflugerville, TX 14 miles away (city)
87
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Rosedale, Austin, TX 3.5 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Old West Austin, Austin, TX 1.2 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Zilker, Austin, TX 1.8 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Barton Hills, Austin, TX 2.8 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Colorado Acres, TX 2 miles away (city)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
The Hills, TX 15.5 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Downtown, Austin, TX 0.1 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
South River City, Austin, TX 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Allandale, Austin, TX 5.3 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Crestview, Austin, TX 5.6 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
North Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 7 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
San Leanna, TX 9.5 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Hancock, Austin, TX 2.3 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Hyde Park, Austin, TX 3 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Bouldin, Austin, TX 1.4 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Manchaca, TX 10.3 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Brentwood, Austin, TX 4.4 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Buda, TX 14.1 miles away (city)
84
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
North Loop, Austin, TX 3.5 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Barton Creek, TX 7.6 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
Lakeway, TX 16.4 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Volente, TX 15 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Triangle State, Austin, TX 3.1 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Windemere, TX 14.4 miles away (city)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
West Lake Hills, TX 4.1 miles away (city)
83
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Wells Branch, TX 12.9 miles away (city)
83
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
Rmma, Austin, TX 3.3 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
West Gate, Austin, TX 4.4 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Bee Cave, TX 12.8 miles away (city)
83
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX 2.4 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Galindo, Austin, TX 2.6 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
North University, Austin, TX 2.1 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
South Lamar, Austin, TX 3.1 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Lago Vista, TX 19.8 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Shady Hollow, TX 10 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
North Burnett, Austin, TX 8.7 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
Dawson, Austin, TX 2.6 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Bear Creek, TX 13.2 miles away (city)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
Hudson Bend, TX 15.2 miles away (city)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
University Of Texas, Austin, TX 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Saint Edwards, Austin, TX 2.8 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Chestnut, Austin, TX 1.8 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
South Manchaca, Austin, TX 4.1 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
Central East Austin, Austin, TX 1.2 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Four Points, TX 11.5 miles away (city)
79
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
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