Central East Austin

Nearby Texas Capitol
Central East Austin is one of the fastest-growing areas in town and a welcoming home for people of all ages. Young couples, professionals, families, older couples, and students alike flock to the fun-filled and funky community. There are more than 250 artist studios in the neighborhood and it is close to the pink-granite and marble-built Texas State Capitol, built in 1888, and home to the state’s seat of government. Being near the University of Texas, Central East Austin is a great neighborhood with plenty of public transportation - perfect for commuters, students, and folks on the go.

Head down East Sixth Street and you’ll enjoy bars, food trucks, and wall murals. For a quiet time, Central East Austin is located near parks and museums to visit. Museums include Museum of the Weird, Mexic-Arte Museum, Bullock Texas State History Museum, French Legation Museum, and Neill-Cochran House Museum. Parks loved by locals include Waterloo Neighborhood Park, Parque Zaragoza Neighborhood Park, and the Downs-Mabson baseball fields.

There are also hopping places to eat and socialize in Central East Austin, including Bennu Coffee, Franklin Barbecue, and Easy Tiger, plus blues and jazz clubs. Central East Austin is a perfect spot to live - close to the capital, close to the university, and jam-packed with energy.
What Central East Austin Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
7.0
amenities
8.0
social
8.0
management
8.6
Median rents in Central East Austin
Studio
$
1,530
1 Bedroom
$
1,980
2 Bedroom
$
2,570

Living in
Central East Austin

Central Location
Nightlife
Vibrant
Great Food Selection
Diverse Culture
Close to Campus
Parks and Museums
Texas State Capitol
Central East Austin — 7.8/10 Rating (based on 5 neighborhood reviews)
Pros: 10 mins to campus/downtown, bars/restaurants nearby, 15 mins to airport

Cons: safety can be sketchy, gentrification
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
1179 Oakgrove Avenue
Central East Austin is a cheaper place to stay than downtown Austin or west side but it is close to everything as for instance to east 6th street for night life and to UT campus for work and study. It is a quiet neighborhood except during traffic. Several mini grocery shops exist and by a 5 min drive you can get to a supermarket.
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/10
Neighborhood Rating
AMLI Eastside
Excellent location, close to everything!
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10
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Neighborhood Rating
AMLI Eastside
Lots of food trucks, cool bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Only downside is having to take 2 buses to campus.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
AMLI Eastside
Central east Austin is a good neighborhood since it is close to UT campus and to Downtown Austin so one can easily get to work in the morning and enjoy nightlife at night. Grocery stores are easy access with the location close to i35.
Usually calm except when there is traffic.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
AMLI Eastside


Getting to Know
Central East Austin

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: Interregional Hwy to Boggy Creek Greenbelt
North to South Boundaries: E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd to E 7th St
dining
100 Pizzitas
Franklin Barbecue
Micklethwait Craft Meats
Three Little Pigs
Tony’s Jamaican Food
convenience
CVS Pharmacy
Texaco
fitness
Eastside Yoga
Practice Yoga Austin
parks
Rosewood Park and Pool
Texas State Cemetery
coffee
Sister Coffee
bus
320 (bus)
6 (bus)

Best Apartments
in Central East Austin



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1 Bed $1,495
2 Beds $2,115

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Studio $1,229
1 Bed $1,515
2 Beds $2,084

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Studio $1,460
1 Bed $1,899
2 Beds $2,534

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