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West University
  • Neighborhood in Austin, TX

Report Card

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

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West University is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 15,144. West University is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in West University offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West University there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West University and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West University are highly rated.

About

About West University...
Population
15,144

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$407,175
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,418
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    90%
  • Own
    10%
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West University Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    57.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    45.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    376.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,505.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    231.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$17,499
National
$75,149
Families with Children
1%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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