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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Westgate is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 5,432. Westgate is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Westgate offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Westgate there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Westgate and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westgate are above average.
About Westgate...
Population
5,432

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$329,910
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$979
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Westgate Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    230
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    172
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    709
    500
  • Theft
    2,796
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    134
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,958
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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