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Old West Austin

Welcome to Old West Austin

Classic features built on historic grounds with alluring touches of luxury

Conveniently close to both uptown Austin and downtown, the atmosphere manages to be substantially different. Known for being a tad quieter and laidback, many professionals and families choose the area as a great spot for achieving a quick commute while still having perks like large front and back lawns. The weather is wonderful year-round, rarely warranting anything more than a light jacket. So, trees, flowers, and grasses look effortlessly impeccable, giving the area a paradise feel.

Old West Austin Real Estate Market

Setting foot in this historic section of Austin will immerse you in the charm and warmth of an era that came far before our time. Developed in the early 20th century, this residential community carries the suave and desirable aura of an old western city. Coveted homes throughout the area carry this trend, complete with traditional porches, columns, and paneled windows. Most homeowners opt to keep the classic exterior of their homes, focusing modern renovations on the interior decor and accenting it with superb quality furnishings. Old West Austin real estate is unique. Contact Austin real estate agent & realtor, Kumara Wilcoxon to find luxury property, houses & homes for sale in Old West Austin, TX.

What to Love

  • A historic setting with antique scenery 
  • Easy commuting to nearby hotspots
  • Countless options for outdoor activity and fresh air
  • Beautiful classic southern homes 

Local Lifestyle

Life here is laidback, fun, and sophisticated. The bustling areas of the city are close by, so switching back and forth between the two atmospheres is easy. Families and professionals move between neighboring locales to attend work or school. So, mornings are busy for commutes. Afternoons are populated by people handling errands, enjoying coffee at a cafe, or walking four-legged friends. Old West Austin packs a suburban feel with the convenience of the urban area it’s nestled in.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Old West Austin is home to restaurants, bars, and shops that receive consistent rave reviews. This historically posh neighborhood is great for colorful breakfast, brunch, and lunch plates. Head over to Swedish Hill where you can find freshly baked pastries, cakes, and cookies. Juices, teas, wines, and cafe drinks are served alongside breakfast favorites like fruit and granola, avocado toast, or classic bagels. More eccentric morning dishes, like smoked tarama dip and pork schnitzel, can be found at Pecan Square Cafe. Beautiful outdoor views of green lawns and the Austin skyline are combined with yellow chairs and white tablecloths serviced by kind waiters.

Jeffrey’s is known for posh dinner dishes like caviar, dry-aged cuts of beef, lamb, and creative sides like oak-grilled broccolini. The delicious cuisine can be served tableside or at the bar where bartenders serve classic drinks in even more classic black bowties and white button-ups. Similar fare with more seafood variety can be found at Perla’s, focusing heavily on impeccably fresh oysters that are flown in every morning from both coasts.

Nearby shopping is full of options, directly in the neighborhood or a short drive away in other busy parts of Austin. The Menagerie features luxury jewelry and gifts, perfect for special occasions. A cluster of sophisticated shops can be found at Kerbey Lane Village for a larger variety of independent high-end brands showcasing the town's opulent tastes.

Things to Do

Fun is best had outdoors, with the consistent Texas warmth. Pease District Park boasts beautiful grounds, full of lush green grasses, trees, and colorful flowers. Perfect for a jog, hike, or picnic with friends and family, it’s open from sun up to sun down. The appeal of the park has increased recently, as the park commission has added an interactive waterplay area, an observation treehouse, a new playground, and a new basketball court.


The Austin Independent School District is where the youth in the area spend their learning time. Favored schools are:


Overview for Old West Austin, TX

22,111 people live in Old West Austin, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $99,581. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38.2 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Old West Austin, TX

Old West Austin has 10,865 households, with an average household size of 2.03. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old West Austin do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,111 people call Old West Austin home. The population density is 3,932.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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53.45 / 46.55%

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Schools in Old West Austin, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Old West 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.
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Around Old West Austin, TX

There's plenty to do around Old West Austin, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Citrusnade, Lovejoy Bakery, and Lumos Fitness Collective.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.85 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.98 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Work With Kumara

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