Best Neighborhoods in Austin

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At VeryApt we've created guides to help give you a sense of the different neighborhoods that Austin has to offer. Each of our guides is the product of our own research and renter reviews from our platform. If you're overwhelmed with choices, a good place to start is our apartment finder!
Ranked as the #1 place to live in the country by U.S. News, Austin is a booming city that's experienced massive changes in the last 20 years. Its warm weather, reasonable apartment pricing, and robust job market will always make it attractive for newcomers. While it's viewed as trendier than other Texas cities like Houston and Dallas, you can still find an authentic southern experience in the place nicknamed "the Live Music Capital of the World".

Where to Live in Austin

Hyde Park
Oasis of Small Town Charm
West University
Full of Coeds and Thrives on the University's Energy
Allandale Classic Suburbia
Barton Hills Nature is Aplenty
Bouldin Greetings from Bouldin Creek
Brentwood Historic, Hip Suburbia
Cedar Park Lovely Suburb Close to Austin
Central East Austin Nearby Texas Capitol
Downtown Austin Great Place for Millennials - Awesome High-rises
East Cesar Chavez A Slice of Original Austin Character
East Congress Affordable Suburban Living
Hancock Highly Desirable
North Austin Charming Neighborhood, Close University of Texas
Old West Austin Relaxed Living, Centrally Located
Riverside Growing Community in the Southeast Austin Area
Rosedale A Traditional Neighborhood Feel
South Lamar The Next Big Thing
South River City Trendy, Upscale Living
Triangle State A Convenient and Walkable Suburb
University Of Texas A Student's Paradise
Upper Boggy Creek A Whimsical, Urban Garden
Zilker Green Paradise on an Urban Landscape