Austin, Texas 

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Population

916,906

40% Growth

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$55,216

Avg. Home Price

$361,900

Best Places to Live in Austin, Texas

Capital city/College town - West-central Texas northwest of San Antonio
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Economy
-Entertainment
Cons
-Summer heat
-Cost of housing
-Growth and sprawl

Local Listings in Austin, TX
 $299,190 
15429 Jazzberry Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2490 SqFt
 $299,190 
15429 Jazzberry Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2490 SqFt
 $340,125 
6817 Colorado Bluffs Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 2917 SqFt
 $315,320 
10520 Abana Way
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2029 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Austin-Round Rock Metro Area

The Austin area continues to be regarded by most as the best choice in Texas, with a balance of a strong economy, good education, attractive housing, a relatively pleasant climate, and plenty to do. Highlights include the University of Texas, an important music scene, and a large high-tech industry, including Dell, Inc. in Round Rock, 20 miles north. The 50,000-student university is located on a large campus north of downtown. The walkable downtown preserves a small-town Texas feel and is packed with nightclubs and music venues, including the famous “Drag” and the Warehouse District. Music is mostly rock ’n’ roll, “hard” country, and blues.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Travis County
Metro Area: Austin-Round Rock Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Austin
Zip Codes: 78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Austin is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Austin jobs have increased by 3.51%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Austin's cost of living is 30.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Austin's Cost of Living

VOTING
Travis county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Austin's population is 916,906 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 39.65%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Austin is $346,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.99%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Austin

SCHOOLS
Austin public schools spend $12,118 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Austin. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Austin

It's a good time to buy in Austin. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Austin Real Estate or Find top agents in Austin

The median home price in Austin is $361,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Austin   423 Reviews
Austin-toooo many people!! - 2/14/2019
It use to be better here but it looks so trashy now. It amazes me how it is rated so high. Maybe because there is a lot of things to do. Health care is so-so not the... Read More

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DO NOT MOVE HERE - 2/8/2019
Stumbled across this site and needed to clarify these reviews from non-locals. Most of my friends have been born and raised Austin so this is not just me. I moved here... Read More
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Fun place to visit but terrible to live in - 1/31/2019
I lived in Austin for about 2 years and have various thoughts about the place, which some are good and bad. The Good -Fun culture. People like to go out and party... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total

NEW LISTINGS IN AUSTIN TX
$299,190
15429 Jazzberry Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$340,125
6817 Colorado Bluffs Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 |

$315,320
10520 Abana Way
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$308,990
10405 Abana Way # MJIQZ6
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$291,990
10405 Abana Way # GO3LBY
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$295,990
10405 Abana Way # KXTWI7
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

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