SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills

Where Elegance Meets the Outdoors in an Unsurpassed Symphony of Life

Welcome to SoLa/Zilker/Barton Hills

Imagine a space where the grandeur of nature meets urban sophistication—a place where the charm of community coexists harmoniously with the allure of city life. Welcome to the triad of SoLa, Zilker, and Barton Hills, a sanctuary that seamlessly blends cosmopolitan conveniences with natural beauty. An ideal haven for the discerning individual, these neighborhoods offer an elevated lifestyle that defies ordinary definitions. With proximity to iconic green spaces, vibrant restaurant rows, and a host of other amenities, it's a locale that perfectly embodies the essence of upscale living with a touch of nature.

What to Love

  • An environment that celebrates pedestrian life
  • Welcoming community atmosphere
  • A paradise for joggers and pet enthusiasts

Local Lifestyle

For those who relish life in the open air, the neighborhoods offer a lifestyle that's as inviting as it is enriching. Foot-friendly routes are not just a feature but a philosophy here, encouraging residents to step outside and savor the scenic beauty. The affable vibe that permeates the community fosters quick hellos and lasting friendships. And don’t be surprised if your morning jogs turn into social events punctuated by the wagging tails of friendly canine companions. This is a place that not only allows but insists that you live your best life.

Dining and Entertainment

Let’s start with the emerald heart of the area, Zilker Park. A verdant paradise, it's the epicenter for those who wish to luxuriate in Austin's natural beauty. Its showpiece, Barton Springs, provides a refreshing respite from the every day—inviting you to rejuvenate in its crystalline waters.
Then, as you wander from nature's embrace, the siren call of Barton Springs Restaurant Row beckons. This gastronomic runway offers an array of culinary experiences, tantalizing the taste buds of even the most demanding gourmand. Dining here is not merely a meal; it’s an event—a sumptuous feast that engages all senses.
If you wish to continue your nature sojourn post-meal, the Greenbelt extends an open invitation. An oasis within the city, it offers a plethora of hiking and biking trails, each promising adventure and scenic beauty.

Things to Do

Perhaps one of the most anticipated annual events in the city, the ACL Music Fest turns Zilker Park into a musical pilgrimage site. Here, residents and visitors alike partake in a celebration of sound, blending the iconic with the indie, offering an auditory feast that is as diverse as the community itself.
As the year winds down, the Trail of Lights offers a spectacle of illumination—a holiday tradition that transforms Zilker Park into a fairy-tale world of dazzling lights and festive installations. It's an annual festivity that captures the imagination of young and old, and reflects the radiant spirit of the community.


  • Zilker Elementary: Acclaimed for fostering both academic and artistic pursuits, an educational cornerstone in the community.

Overview for SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, TX

9,827 people live in SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $81,067. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35 years

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Around SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, TX

There's plenty to do around SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Camino Alamo BBQ, Devil’s Details Boutique , and Kaifit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.89 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.64 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.88 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, TX

SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills has 5,221 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,827 people call SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills home. The population density is 10,971.684 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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50.92 / 49.08%

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Schools in SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby SoLa / Zilker / Barton Hills. 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.
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Zilker Elementary
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Integerity Academy
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