Downtown

The epitome of urbane elegance and modern progressiveness

Welcome to Downtown

Embrace the pinnacle of contemporary living in a vibrant, progressive sphere at the heart of Austin. Downtown offers a hip lifestyle encapsulated in high-rise splendors and bustling streets. Whether you're an artist seeking inspiration, a businessperson aiming for the top, or someone who simply relishes cosmopolitan living, Downtown Austin is the locale where dreams are not just made but lived daily.
 

What to Love

  • Myriad of culinary experiences within walking distance
  • Ever-evolving residential, retail, and office spaces
  • Thriving festivals
  • Buzzing nightlife and entertainment options
  • Multi-million dollar high-rise properties and historic properties

Local Lifestyle

Here, the possibilities for daily enjoyment are not just abundant but also constantly evolving. Wander through streets teeming with culinary, retail, and residential innovations. As you explore, every block presents a new opportunity, whether it's a state-of-the-art co-working space for the next big startup or a rooftop lounge that overlooks the city's dazzling skyline. Downtown Austin is where life happens on your terms, within arm's reach.
 

Dining and Entertainment

When it comes to live music, the ACL Music Hall stands as an icon in the entertainment landscape. This mecca for music aficionados offers unparalleled acoustics and cutting-edge sound technology, all framed within a space that epitomizes stylish ambiance.
 
The Paramount Theatre offers an extraordinary experience. From the moment you enter, you are enveloped in an atmosphere that's both vibrant and luxurious. Coupled with live music performances, this establishment ensures every outing is an occasion to remember.
 
Treat yourself to a stay or dining experience at the Driskill Hotel. As you walk through its grand lobby, you’re immediately transported to an era of timeless elegance. Located in the heart of Downtown Austin, this luxurious haven offers an experience of sophisticated living.
 
For the intellectually inclined, the Austin Public Library is a treasure trove of knowledge. With events and reading spaces that suit all age groups, it serves as a community hub that enriches the mind and soul.
 

Things to Do

Immerse yourself in the local culture at the Pecan Street Festival, an event that showcases the city's artistic and entrepreneurial flair. This bi-annual street fair is a haven for art lovers, families, and foodies alike. Vendors line the streets with everything from handcrafted jewelry to gourmet food trucks, making it a must-visit for anyone and everyone.
 
Another unmissable event is SXSW, a renowned festival that transforms Downtown Austin into a global epicenter of music, film, and interactive media. Over a week of celebrations, you'll get a chance to attend groundbreaking panels, see upcoming movie premieres, and discover your next favorite artist.

Overview for Downtown, TX

12,523 people live in Downtown, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $126,821. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,523

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

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

$126,821

Average individual Income

Around Downtown, TX

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

99
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
91
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
68
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nourished ATX, Born to Cookie, and Maximum Martial Arts Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.12 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.22 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown, TX

Downtown has 8,101 households, with an average household size of 1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,523 people call Downtown home. The population density is 12,687.118 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,523

Total Population

High

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

40

Median Age

59.94 / 40.06%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

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
8,101

Total Households

1

Average Household Size

$126,821

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Downtown, TX

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Downtown. 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
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
University Of Texas At Austin High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Cathedral School Of St Mary
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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