Best Places To Live In & Around Austin, TX

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81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market

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Allandale, Austin, TX 3 miles away (neighborhood)
90
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Rosedale, Austin, TX 1.2 miles away (neighborhood)
89
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Cedar Park, TX 15.1 miles away (city)
88
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
Pflugerville, TX 12.5 miles away (city)
88
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
Anderson Mill, TX 11.3 miles away (city)
88
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
Rollingwood, TX 2.9 miles away (city)
88
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
Zilker, Austin, TX 3.4 miles away (neighborhood)
88
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
North Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 4.8 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
South River City, Austin, TX 4 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Round Rock, TX 15.5 miles away (city)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Gateway, Austin, TX 6.6 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Hyde Park, Austin, TX 1.2 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Hancock, Austin, TX 1.4 miles away (neighborhood)
87
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Onion Creek, TX 11.3 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Jollyville, TX 10.6 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
The Hills, TX 14.3 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Downtown, Austin, TX 2.1 miles away (neighborhood)
86
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Brushy Creek, TX 14.6 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Windsor Road, Austin, TX 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Lakeway, TX 14.4 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Wells Branch, TX 10.7 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Lost Creek, TX 5.5 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
Old West Austin, Austin, TX 1.9 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Shady Hollow, TX 11.5 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
Windemere, TX 12.6 miles away (city)
85
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Crestview, Austin, TX 3.4 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX 2 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Brentwood, Austin, TX 2.5 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
West Lake Hills, TX 3.6 miles away (city)
84
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
West Gate, Austin, TX 6.2 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Barton Hills, Austin, TX 4.1 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
South Lamar, Austin, TX 4.7 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
Barton Creek, TX 7.2 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
North Loop, Austin, TX 2 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Bouldin, Austin, TX 3.6 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
North University, Austin, TX 0.7 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Lago Vista, TX 18.1 miles away (city)
80
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
South Manchaca, Austin, TX 6 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
Hudson Bend, TX 13.1 miles away (city)
80
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Garrison Park, Austin, TX 6.9 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
West University, Austin, TX 0.7 miles away (neighborhood)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Wooten, Austin, TX 4.5 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Galindo, Austin, TX 4.5 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
North Burnett, Austin, TX 7 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Highland, Austin, TX 2.9 miles away (neighborhood)
78
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Jonestown, TX 16.8 miles away (city)
78
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
Windsor Hills, Austin, TX 6.3 miles away (neighborhood)
78
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
Dawson, Austin, TX 4.8 miles away (neighborhood)
77
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
Saint Edwards, Austin, TX 4.9 miles away (neighborhood)
77
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market