Austin, Texas 

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Population

916,906

+20.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$55,216

Median 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
 $336,990 
3100 Lions Tail St # WGJWD2
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1645 SqFt
 $336,990 
3100 Lions Tail St # WGJWD2
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1645 SqFt
 $357,990 
7716 Skytree Dr # A5WS2T
Bed 4 | Bath 3.5 | 2501 SqFt
 $385,000 
12313 Knoll Ridge Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1983 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.


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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%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Austin's cost of living is 30.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living 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 2010, it has had a population growth of 19.99%. 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 $361,900. 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. More Education


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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

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Reviews for Austin   426 Reviews
The truth vs the hype about Austin - 4/10/2019
The only people who are happy in Austin are its repugnant millionaires. The job market here in virtually any sector besides tech is no better than the rest of the... Read More

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The truth vs the hype about Austin - 4/10/2019
The only people who are happy in Austin are its repugnant millionaires. The job market here in virtually any sector besides tech is no better than the rest of the... Read More

Do not move to Austin. - 4/6/2019
I moved here in 2017 and have regretted it ever sense. The job market is a lie, the weather sucks, traffic sucks, people are rude. My family and I are moving back to... Read More


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

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NEW LISTINGS IN AUSTIN TX
$336,990
3100 Lions Tail St # WGJWD2
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$357,990
7716 Skytree Dr # A5WS2T
Bed 4 | Bath 3.5 |

$385,000
12313 Knoll Ridge Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$433,990
4719 Star Jasmine Dr # O50TTV
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$305,990
10405 Abana Way # GO3LBY
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$389,990
3309 Beryl Woods Ln # DNO260
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 |

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