On the whole, Austin's neighborhood of Wells Branch is considered to be a more affordable area for renters than some of the nearby neighborhoods. With so much to do within the proximity, this factor should not be overlooked by prospective tenants. Families don't have to travel far to get their groceries in Wells Branch. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Lamplight Village and Travis Northeast.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Wells Branch's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near Wells Branch Ct. and Bratton Ln. Open the door to a place you love with our apartment finder tool.
Wells Branch has restaurants and bars, including Texas Bar Grill, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Drink up at Front Row Sports & Barbeque or Raggedy Anne's and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Sonic Drive-In and Ihop Restaurant are both located in the neighborhood.
Cool off at Scott Metzer Pool, and dip your feet in some neighborhood fun. Artistic-admirers everywhere will appreciate the range of events located in the neighborhood's Bollywood Shake.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Wells Branch.
Wells Branch residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up kitchen staples. Some options include Speedy Stop on Bratton Ln. and located on Howard Ln is Valero Corner Store. Indulge in the sweet stylings of La Patisserie, a local first-class bakery on W Pecan St. Still hungry? Head to Donut Palace, which is also in the area, and kill your cravings with some more of the best. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Murphy Usa as well.
Wells Branch has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Casada Industrial and Dura-Built Products Inc. Polvos In La Brissa is another retailer located in the area.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Where you rent will largely dictate which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Round Rock Independent School District. Schools near the apartments in Wells Branch are Star Charter School, Westview Middle School and Wells Branch Elementary School. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
Pflugerville Independent School District has 19 elementary schools, six middle schools and four high schools. Pflugerville Independent School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Round Rock Independent School District. Pflugerville Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Round Rock Independent School District.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
With an average household expenditure of $51.7K/year, Wells Branch's cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in Austin, such as Lamplight Village, which reports a total of $51.1K/year.
The neighborhoods of Wells Branch and Lamplight Village are similar in terms of household size. In Wells Branch, the average household size is 2.32 inhabitants, and in Lamplight Village it is 2.5 inhabitants.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Wells Branch is $64.0K, and that's comparable to Lamplight Village's. However, more residents of Wells Branch have earned a master's degree than those in Lamplight Village.