Westlake Hills

Westlake Hills, an affluent and scenic community, is situated just west of downtown Austin, Texas, and is known for its luxurious homes, top-rated schools, and stunning Hill Country vistas.


This prestigious neighborhood offers a serene and exclusive escape from the city while remaining conveniently close to Austin's cultural attractions and business centers. Westlake Hills is a haven for those seeking upscale living and natural beauty.


The neighborhood's real estate landscape is a blend of spacious estates, modern mansions, and beautifully landscaped properties. Many homes in Westlake Hills are perched atop hillsides, providing breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Hill Country. This setting makes it a coveted destination for individuals and families who appreciate both privacy and scenic beauty.


Westlake Hills is home to exemplary schools, including the highly-regarded Eanes Independent School District, making it an ideal choice for families seeking a top-notch education. The community values education, and this commitment is reflected in its schools' stellar reputation.


Nature enthusiasts will delight in the numerous hiking and biking trails that wind through the area, including the Barton Creek Greenbelt and the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. The neighborhood's close proximity to the Barton Creek Country Club offers golf enthusiasts a premier course for their enjoyment.


Fine dining, upscale shopping, and boutique experiences can be found in the nearby villages of West Lake Hills and Rollingwood, adding to the neighborhood's appeal.


In summary, Westlake Hills is a picturesque and affluent enclave that combines the best of Hill Country living with the convenience of being near Austin's cultural and business centers. Its stunning homes, top-rated schools, and natural beauty make it a coveted address for those who seek luxury, tranquility, and the best that Austin has to offer.


Overview for Westlake Hills, TX

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


Total Population

49.4 years

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Around Westlake Hills, TX

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

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

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.77 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.17 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Westlake Hills, TX

Westlake 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 Westlake 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 Westlake Hills home. The population density is 938.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.47 / 51.53%

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Schools in Westlake Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Westlake 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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Eanes Elementary
PreK - 5th
Fusion Academy Aus: Austin
6th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Trail Elementary
K - 5th
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin
K - 8th
No rating available

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