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Downtown
  • Neighborhood in Austin, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Downtown is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 11,508. Downtown is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Downtown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are highly rated.

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About Downtown...
Population
11,508

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$632,876
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,144
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,230.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    32.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    877.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    802.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    20,472.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    588.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$119,345
National
$64,994
Families with Children
3%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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