These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Austin, TX For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Austin neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Austin

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Austin has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.99x the national median and household incomes are 1.58x the national median.

But where exactly in Austin do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Downtown where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Austin out of 61 for 2018:

  1. Downtown (Homes)
  2. Windsor Road (Homes)
  3. Rosedale (Homes)
  4. Crestview (Homes)
  5. Zilker (Homes)
  6. Barton Hills (Homes)
  7. South River City (Homes)
  8. Old West Austin (Homes)
  9. North Shoal Creek (Homes)
  10. Rmma (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $722,888. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Austin.

For more Austin reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Austin and the worst neighborhoods in Austin.

Or, for living around Austin, out the best Austin suburbs and the worst Austin suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Austin For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Austin by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Downtown, was named the richest neighborhood in Austin.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be West University.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Austin ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Austin For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Downtown $87,109
2 Windsor Road $79,501
3 Rosedale $76,100
4 Crestview $75,741
5 Zilker $74,832
6 Barton Hills $73,148
7 South River City $68,879
8 Old West Austin $62,783
9 North Shoal Creek $62,620
10 Rmma $62,175
11 Allandale $61,135
12 Bouldin $59,509
13 Gateway $59,145
14 Southeast $53,250
15 Highland $52,837
16 Wooten $52,655
17 Upper Boggy Creek $52,179
18 Brentwood $52,178
19 Hancock $51,200
20 Chestnut $50,923
21 McKinney $50,871
22 Dawson $50,806
23 University Hills $50,738
24 Windsor Hills $50,604
25 North Burnett $50,318
26 South Manchaca $49,382
27 Garrison Park $49,303
28 West Gate $47,258
29 East Congress $47,057
30 West Congress $47,019
31 Galindo $45,476
32 Windsor Park $45,427
33 East Cesar Chavez $45,101
34 Hyde Park $45,015
35 North Loop $44,707
36 Sweet Briar $44,301
37 Mlk $43,675
38 Central East Austin $43,080
39 South Lamar $42,961
40 Johnston Terrace $41,698
41 Triangle State $40,824
42 Saint Johns $40,577
43 University Of Texas $39,832
44 Pecan Springs Springdale $39,607
45 Govalle $38,535
46 North Austin $37,998
47 Holly $37,808
48 Martin Luther King-Hwy 183 $37,346
49 Franklin Park $36,330
50 Coronado Hills $36,146
51 Parker Lane $35,954
52 North Lamar $35,825
53 Saint Edwards $34,903
54 Riverside $33,986
55 Rosewood $33,296
56 Heritage Hills $31,942
57 Georgian Acres $24,792
58 Montopolis $24,087
59 Pleasant Valley $22,364
60 North University $20,959
61 West University $10,474

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