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Using a combo of our local, expert knowledge + third-party stats from Yardi, here's our scorecard to help you find your next favorite neighborhood!



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Central AF — no need to get on major highways to access hotspots
Near UT Campus
Medical hub of the city


North Central Austin is an expansive neighborhood that covers the areas just north of Downtown until Highway 183, with rough east and west borders along 1-35 and Mopac. Being such a large area, it’s divided into distinct pocket neighborhoods with a wide range of rental options—from mid-century built apartments to luxe new properties with tons of amenities.


Hyde Park, the first official suburb of Austin with roots dating all the way back to the late 1800s, is still a thriving part of town that maintains its historic feel. Home to an impressive 44 City of Austin Historic Landmarks, you’ll be able to visit some of the oldest still-standing places in the city. History enthusiasts will love touring the Elisabet Ney Museum, the sculptors’ former home that showcases her collection of life works. Next door, visit Shipe Park to enjoy city festivals, public art, and fun in the sun.

As you head out of historical Hyde Park, you’ll find yourself in a more modern and walkable residential hub, The Triangle. This area is concentrated with apartments, medical facilities, and large shopping hubs with all of your favorite grocers and restaurants. Satisfy any and all cravings at locally-established restaurants nearby—grab some casual fare at Hopdoddy Burger Bar, a pint of Electric Jellyfish IPA at Pinthouse Pizza, or top-rated sushi at Uchiko.

Furry friend owners, rejoice! North Central Austin is one of the most pet-friendly neighborhoods in Austin. Head over to the Allendale area’s Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park and enjoy the popular green spaces’ walking paths, tennis courts, public pool, grill stations, and picnic spots (dogs welcome, of course). Spots like Crown & Anchor Pub, Yard Bar, and Epoch Coffee all welcome man’s best friend on their patio spaces.


When renting an apartment in North Central Austin, you’ll be able to find plenty of options at all price points. Live luxe at a brand new build with tons of amenities, or opt for a budget-friendly older complex. Keep an eye out for older builds with modern renovations, too!

If you want to live in a convenient location no more than 15 minutes from Central Austin by highway, you’ll want to start touring North Central Austin apartments. Let a local pro help you navigate the apartment market—pair up with an apartment locator to get started!


Zip codes: 78705, 78751, 78756, 78757

Hot Streets: N. Lamar, North Loop, 45th St., Koenig Lane, Burnet Road, Airport Blvd., Anderson Lane

Don’t just take our word for it. See what our friends say!

Awesome central location that’s close to the Domain, Mueller, and downtown. Love that it still has the old Austin charm, while having plenty of bars, restaurants, and entertainment to choose from!

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