Zilker

Green Paradise on an Urban Landscape
Zilker balances an authentic southern charm with the perks of a big city. Zilker Park, the neighborhood’s namesake and recreational area, is full of jogging and biking trails with access to swimming and kayaking on the river, music festivals such as Austin City Limits, and an awesome view of the Downtown Austin skyline. Zilker also boasts a wide array of top-notch eateries and late-night hotspots like Uchi and The Picnic. As an added bonus, Zilker is home to creative wonders like the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum.

Renters here take advantage of all the art, food, culture and green space that Zilker has to offer. Young families and millennial often call this place home.
What Zilker Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
7.9
value
7.5
amenities
8.5
social
7.8
management
7.8
Median rents in Zilker
Studio
$
1,450
1 Bedroom
$
1,650
2 Bedroom
$
2,550

Living in
Zilker

Music Venues
Outdoor Space
Late Night Joints
Lots of Restaurants
Close to Downtown
South First Area
Some Traffic
Art Culture
Zilker Park
Zilker — 8.3/10 Rating (based on 3 neighborhood reviews)
Zilker is the best neighborhood around. You're close to so many restaurants, music venues, outdoor space and activities. You're close to downtown, and the South 1st area. Only complaint is traffic, but that's only during rush-hour.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Post South Lamar
love it
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Lamar Union
Zilker, it's where it's at
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Coldwater


Getting to Know
Zilker

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: West Bouldin Creek to Robert E Lee Rd
North to South Boundaries: Colorado River to Rabb Rb
dining
Austin’s Pizza
BOCA Spanish Fare
East Side King
Gourdough’s Public House
convenience
7-Eleven
CVS Pharmacy
Walgreens
fitness
Austin Affordable Fitness
Body Positive Dance
CrossFit South Lamar
Fusion Fitness
parks
Doug Sahm Hill
Ricky Guerrero Splash Pad
Zilker Metropolitan Park
coffee
Caffé Medici
Patika Wine and Coffee
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
bus
3/338 (bus)
3/338 (bus)
331/338 (bus)
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey

Zip Codes
Zilker includes zip code 78704
Rent vs Own
57
%
of Zilker residents are renters
Driving to Work
75
%
of Zilker residents drive to work
New Construction
15
%
of housing units in Zilker have been built in the last 15 years
Building Types
74
%
<20 units
14
%
20-49 units
12
%
50+ units
Demographics
Children (under 18)
16
%
18 - 34
43
%
35 - 54
25
%
55+
15
%
Unit Mix
6
%
Studio
32
%
1 Bed
38
%
2 Bed
25
%
3+ Bed
Occupation or Education
Working Professional
72
%
Undergrad Student
11
%
Grad Student
3
%
Unemployed
5
%
Retired
7
%

Best Apartments
in Zilker



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1 Bed $1,674
2 Beds $2,350

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1 Bed $1,800
2 Beds $2,579

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1 Bed $1,045
2 Beds $1,250

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