Home to those on the higher side of the pay scale, Austin's Cat Mountain community appeals to renters searching for a similar style (and cost) of living. Essential home conveniences like an appliance and electronics store speak to Cat Mountain's family-oriented environment. The apartments for rent in Cat Mountain neighbor Northwest Hills and Northwest Austin.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Cat Mountain residents take advantage of the area's delectable dining options, such as County Line On The Lake and Restaurant Collection Inc.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Cat Mountain spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment with something from Austin Galleries. The store is located at located on Lookout Mountain Dr.
Schools and School Districts
Think about sending the students in your family to schools in the Eanes Independent School District or the Austin Independent School District, and learn about some neighborhood options. Some of the schools near the apartments in Cat Mountain are Anderson High School, Murchison Middle School and St. Theresas Catholic School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
A middle school in the Austin Independent School District, Murchison Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Eanes Independent School District, the Austin Independent School District offers residents 83 elementary schools, 25 middle schools and 24 high schools. Austin Independent School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Eanes Independent School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
When making budgetary considerations, it's important to note that the cost of living is higher than in Northwest Hills. The average household spends $107.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Northwest Hills's $73.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Northwest Hills is somewhat different from Cat Mountain in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Cat Mountain the median age is 29, while in Northwest Hills it's 34. In Cat Mountain, the average household size is 2.39 inhabitants, and it's 1.96 inhabitants in Northwest Hills. Of households in Cat Mountain and Northwest Hills, 30% and 16% have children, respectively.
At $176.6K, the average income level in Cat Mountain is significantly higher than that of Northwest Hills's, which stands at $109.7K.