Central East

Where progressive spirit meets urban sophistication

Welcome to Central East

Step into a locale where the tempo of urban life fuses seamlessly with a forward-thinking ethos. Central East offers an effervescent mosaic of experiences, marked by its walkable neighborhoods and spirited vitality. Here, every corner buzzes with potential, inviting residents and visitors to explore the tapestry of eclectic shops and vibrant public spaces. The area echoes with a youthful dynamism while paying homage to enduring traditions, creating a fascinating blend that defines its unique character.
 

What to Love

  • Culinary scene ever-refreshing with new weekly openings
  • Contemporary energy balanced with a sense of community
  • Energetic streetscapes conducive to exploration

Local Lifestyle

Falling in love with the Central East is effortless, especially when there's always something novel to discover, especially in the dining arena. With new dining establishments and watering holes appearing on the scene almost weekly, the lifestyle here is anything but stagnant. Whether you're a foodie, a cocktail aficionado, or someone who simply enjoys a varied social life, Central East rolls out an ever-changing red carpet for you.
 

Dining and Entertainment

For a gastronomic treat, Skinny’s has earned its reputation as a must-visit culinary destination. Offering a menu that pleases both discerning gourmands and comfort-food seekers alike, it's easy to understand the rave reviews. Paperboy delivers a fantastic dining experience. From the pancakes to the patty melts, each dish is delightful.
 
As for libations, Nickel City stands as a sanctuary for cocktail lovers. This establishment prides itself on its inventive mixology, with each drink a creation designed to intrigue your taste buds and elevate your spirits.
 
Last but certainly not least, Hillside Farmacy is a bustling dining spot using only the freshest of ingredients and the finest of flavors.
 

Things to Do

Though Central East's dining and entertainment options are ample, sometimes you may wish to engage in activities that are less centered around food and drink. Many residents find joy in simply wandering through the community's vibrant neighborhoods, discovering new murals or hidden garden spaces that add a touch of surprise and artistic flair to everyday life.
 
Moreover, the area's bustling streets frequently host pop-up events and street fairs, offering unique opportunities to engage with the community. Whether it's a local craft fair, an open-air concert, or a charity fun run, there's always something on the calendar to keep you entertained and involved.

Overview for Central East, TX

6,072 people live in Central East, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $48,592. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,072

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,592

Average individual Income

Around Central East, TX

There's plenty to do around Central East, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

87
Very Walkable
Walking Score
91
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
48
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nourished ATX, Born to Cookie, and VEGG Catering.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.55 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.05 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Central East, TX

Central East has 2,503 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Central East do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,072 people call Central East home. The population density is 8,949.769 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,072

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33

Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,503

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$48,592

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Central East, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Central East. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Blackshear Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Kealing Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Garza Independence High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
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