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    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    A
Chestnut is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 1,611. Chestnut is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Chestnut offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chestnut there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Chestnut and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Chestnut are highly rated.
About Chestnut...
Population
1,611

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$329,968
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,552
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Chestnut Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    664.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    181.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,631.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,081.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    181.3
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$92,709
National
$55,322
Children
9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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