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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
The Hills is a suburb of Austin with a population of 2,557. The Hills is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in The Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in The Hills and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in The Hills are highly rated.
About The Hills...
Population
2,557

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$495,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,625
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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The Hills Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    22%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    49%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in The Hills

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$156,250
National
$55,322
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