These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Austin


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 2.67x the national median and household incomes are 1.69x the national median.

But where exactly in Austin do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Windsor Road where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Austin out of 61:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $682,028. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Austin.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Austin

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 criteria:

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, Windsor Road, 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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Windsor Road $84,450
2 Downtown $71,696
3 Rosedale $69,247
4 Zilker $69,061
5 South River City $68,674
6 Barton Hills $67,982
7 Old West Austin $65,892
8 Rmma $64,211
9 Crestview $61,011
10 North Shoal Creek $59,804
11 Bouldin $59,488
12 Gateway $59,022
13 Allandale $55,778
14 Southeast $52,238
15 University Hills $51,662
16 Mckinney $51,448
17 North Burnett $50,891
18 Windsor Hills $50,093
19 Garrison Park $49,860
20 Chestnut $49,460
21 Brentwood $49,301
22 Windsor Park $48,069
23 Dawson $48,036
24 Wooten $48,031
25 Upper Boggy Creek $47,893
26 South Manchaca $46,210
27 West Congress $46,114
28 Highland $45,981
29 North Loop $44,528
30 Sweet Briar $43,761
31 Central East Austin $42,803
32 East Congress $42,602
33 East Cesar Chavez $42,492
34 Hancock $42,326
35 West Gate $41,530
36 Galindo $41,154
37 Saint Edwards $41,064
38 South Lamar $39,376
39 Johnston Terrace $38,630
40 Govalle $38,605
41 Hyde Park $37,987
42 Franklin Park $37,982
43 North Austin $35,790
44 Saint Johns $35,269
45 Triangle State $35,052
46 Mlk $34,872
47 University Of Texas $34,387
48 Coronado Hills $34,255
49 Pecan Springs Springdale $34,048
50 Parker Lane $33,057
51 Riverside $32,888
52 Holly $32,020
53 Heritage Hills $31,528
54 Martin Luther King-Hwy 183 $30,851
55 Rosewood $30,041
56 North Lamar $28,809
57 Montopolis $28,130
58 Georgian Acres $27,821
59 Pleasant Valley $24,558
60 North University $21,750
61 West University $10,091

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