South Austin

Offers a wide range of housing options, from small apartments to larger homes on large lots.

Welcome to South Austin

 
South Austin is a lively and trendy area of Austin, Texas that is loved by locals and visitors alike. Here is some neighborhood information you may find useful:
 
South Austin is south of downtown Austin and runs from the Colorado River to Ben White Boulevard. Major cross streets in the area include South Congress Avenue, South Lamar Boulevard, and South First Street.
 
South Austin is home to many popular attractions, including the Austin360 Amphitheater, the Austin Zoo, and the iconic Broken Spoke dance hall. There are also many local businesses in the area, including boutique shops, art galleries, and a vibrant food and beverage scene.
 
South Austin offers a wide range of housing options, from small apartments to larger homes on large lots. Homebuyers can expect to find historic properties as well as newly constructed homes in the area.
 
South Austin is served by several major highways and busy streets, including Mopac Expressway, Interstate Highway 35, and Ben White Boulevard. Public transportation options include Capital Metro buses and the MetroRail commuter train.
 
Residents of South Austin enjoy many opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking and biking on the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail, swimming and paddleboarding in Barton Springs Pool, and picnicking in Zilker Park. The area is also home to many neighborhood parks and green spaces.
 
Overall, South Austin is a popular neighborhood known for its vibrant culture, diversity, and creative community.

Overview for South Austin, TX

8,558 people live in South Austin, where the median age is 30 and the average individual income is $62,690. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,558

Total Population

30 years

Median Age

High

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

$62,690

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for South Austin, TX

South Austin has 5,285 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. 8,558 people call South Austin home. The population density is 8,019.011 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,558

Total Population

High

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

30

Median Age

53.28 / 46.72%

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
5,285

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$62,690

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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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
Richards School For Young Women Leaders
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Athena Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
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