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Wells Branch
  • Suburb of Austin, TX

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

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Wells Branch is a suburb of Austin with a population of 12,512. Wells Branch is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Wells Branch offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Wells Branch there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Wells Branch and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Wells Branch are highly rated.

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About Wells Branch...
Population
12,512

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$275,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,154
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    73%
  • Own
    27%
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Wells Branch Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    24%
  • 35-44 years
    20%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Wells Branch

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,342
National
$64,994

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