West Lake Hills

Where Sophistication Meets Seclusion, High Above Pristine Waters

Welcome to West Lake Hills

Picture the allure of the Hollywood Hills transplanted above a glistening lake, and you've envisioned the unique charm of West Lake Hills. Imagine verdant hills offering sweeping vistas of downtown Austin, a private enclave where the serenity of nature complements modern sophistication. Here, not only are you privy to a luxury lifestyle but you're also in the revered Eanes Independent School District, adding an extra layer of desirability to this upscale community. Its strategic location allows for easy access to downtown, ensuring that while you may live in a peaceful haven, the pulse of city life remains within arm's reach.
 

What to Love

  • Panoramic perspectives of downtown and surroundings
  • Secluded living within nature's embrace
  • Renowned education at Eanes ISD
  • Lakeside allure and mature forestry

Local Lifestyle

West Lake Hills offers a life of unparalleled tranquility and exquisite refinement. From the sanctity of your private abode, gaze out at the downtown skyline or marvel at the sun setting over Lake Austin. The hills and mature trees enveloping the neighborhood form a natural curtain, fostering an atmosphere of secluded grandeur. Residents enjoy aesthetic pleasures and educational excellence from the highly esteemed Eanes Independent School District. Life here is a splendid tapestry of natural beauty, academic brilliance, and urbane sophistication.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Known for its modern twist on traditional Thai dishes, Sway offers an array of options from curries to stir-fries, all artfully presented. The interior of Sway is usually described as stylish and chic, with elements of modern design that provide a fresh ambiance. Guests can often enjoy communal seating, which encourages a social dining experience reminiscent of traditional Thai eating culture. The restaurant also places an emphasis on using high-quality, fresh ingredients. The atmosphere is suitable for both casual meals and special occasions. Given its popularity and unique take on Thai cuisine, Sway is often recommended for those looking to experience Thai food in a modern setting.
 
While nightlife and dining are essential parts of the lifestyle, they're just the tip of the entertainment iceberg in West Lake Hills. Local galleries, theaters, and venues for live performances provide an eclectic mix of cultural experiences, ensuring there's always a way to enrich your soul after nourishing your body.
 

Things to Do

Lake Austin is not merely a picturesque backdrop but a source of endless leisure activities—from boating to paddleboarding. It's a natural playground where the lake's azure waters serve as the stage for a lifestyle of opulence and adventure. The seclusion afforded by the location allows for quiet, peaceful days on the water, a luxury that is as rare as it is delightful.
 

Schools

  • Eanes ISD: Offering an exemplary educational experience, the epitome of academic excellence in the region.

Overview for West Lake Hills, TX

3,373 people live in West Lake Hills, where the median age is 49.4 and the average individual income is $102,423. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,373

Total Population

49.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$102,423

Average individual Income

Around West Lake Hills, TX

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

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9
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Antojitos El Flaco, Kinetic Fit Systems, and Kaifit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.21 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Lake Hills, TX

West Lake Hills has 1,230 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Lake Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,373 people call West Lake Hills home. The population density is 938.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,373

Total Population

High

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

49.4

Median Age

48.47 / 51.53%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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1,230

Total Households

2.72

Average Household Size

$102,423

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in West Lake Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby West Lake 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Eanes Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Fusion Academy Aus: Austin
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Trail Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
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