With more than 100 food genres within close proximity of the rentals, South Austin's restaurants can please even the pickiest eater. Find something for everyone while shopping in South Austin. It has shopping in the middle of everything. If you need to expand your search beyond South Austin, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Parker Lane and Galindo.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in South Austin center are S Congress Ave. and S Lamar Blvd. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then South Austin will be an ideal place for you to rent. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in South Austin.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Victory Cafe Llc and make a pit stop after at Flipnotics Coffeespace for drinks. Residents can choose from a variety of restaurants in the South Austin area, including sandwiches, beer and ale and pizza. For those looking for some great places to kick back with a cocktail, check out some neighborhood hot spots, like Saxon Pub or Palazio Men's Club. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wingstop and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in South Austin.
South Austin has a number of grocery stores, including La Moreliana Meat Market and El Moreliana Meat Market. The stores are located on S Congress Ave. South Austin has one specialty market in the area, Vitaminas Y Mas Llc. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Lamar Donuts is in the neighborhood on S Lamar Blvd. and K C Donut Store is located on Brodie Ln..
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the South Austin area, including Theta Trading Llc and Morningstar Trading. If access to a broad array of shopping is crucial, you should also be aware that the apartment rentals in South Austin are conveniently located next to shopping centers and malls, including Sunset Valley Homestead Shpg, located in South Austin. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Tuesday Morning and there's Southwood Indoor Mall, a mall located on W Ben White Blvd.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in South Austin are Eden Park Academy, Bedichek Middle School and Primavera Montessori School. Ultimately, it is important to consult with local districts to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
A middle school in the Austin Independent School District, Bedichek Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
The nine elementary schools, nine middle schools and 13 high schools in the University Of Texas University Charter district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Eden Park Academy, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. University Of Texas University Charter district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Eden Park Academy district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
South Austin has much to offer, and potential renters should know that the cost of living is higher than surrounding Austin metros when it comes time to make important financial decisions. With an average expenditure of $44.6K/year, South Austin locals spend more than people living in Parker Lane, where reported household spending amounts to $38.0K/year.
The neighborhood of Parker Lane is somewhat different from South Austin in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in South Austin is 27, while in Parker Lane it's 21. In South Austin, the average household size is 2.28 people, and it's 2.23 people in Parker Lane. Of households in South Austin and Parker Lane, 23% and 25% have children, respectively.
Is South Austin the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Parker Lane make an average of $40.3K, South Austin residents are raking in an average of $51.8K.