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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Brushy Creek is a suburb of Austin with a population of 20,666. Brushy Creek is in Williamson County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Brushy Creek offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brushy Creek there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Brushy Creek and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Brushy Creek are highly rated.
About Brushy Creek...
Population
20,666

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$262,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,357
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Brushy Creek Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Brushy Creek

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,738
National
$55,322
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Brushy Creek Reviews

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Brushy Creek is a family neighborhood. As you travel through this beautiful, peaceful neighborhood you seen an abundance of children enjoying themselves. With a multitude of parks, trails, and more outdoor activities to choose from, this neighborhood is simply amazing. There is no worry when the children are outside, as this neighborhood is safe and child - and adult- friendly.
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I've lived here for years. The city itself is very nice. Although the state is conservative, the county is very moderate, with liberal leanings, which is a good thing. The city is a suburb of Austin, TX and is very near. I live near public transit which takes me to downtown Austin. However, I wish there was more public transit in the city itself. The city has a great education program, with over average SAT scores and plenty of public funding. And if you don't like the public schools, there are good charter options around. The city offers many chain restaurants and has many places to shop. It is more technologically centered given that the Dell HQ is located here. The traffic at times is pretty bad and the weather can get very hot and humid, but there are plenty of parks in the city and in the greater Austin metropolitan area where you can hike and go to swimming holes. Overall, a great place to live.
Cozy community, could do with some upgrades- like the trails/ community center facilities/schools. Many places within the community like grocery stores and gyms and medical centers.