Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingC
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB
Hancock is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 4,652. Hancock is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Hancock offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Hancock there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Hancock and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hancock are highly rated.
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I have some fear of crime happening around me or to me. I have heard crimes happening around campus and it is quite disturbing how bad some crimes can be when it is near campus. I know it can't be helped if the police aren't around but it still bothers me that stabbings, robberies at gun-point can happen around campus from non-students.
I'm not employed at the moment but from what I know from people around me, I can say that the job market out there is available for musicians. The job market is competitive though so one must know the connections to get jobs but if you do have the connections, then getting a job is not that bad.
I think that the outdoors are kept really well in Austin. The outdoors around the university are nice and great for student-life. I feel though that there are still problems with littering around Austin and wish that the littering problem could be fixed.