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Northwest Austin

Neighborhood Scores

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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What It's Known For

Rapid growth due to tech campuses (like Apple) popping up.
Basically being the Silicon Valley of Texas.


Fun things to do for all ages
Affordable with a mix of old and new properties
Scenic with some serious views of the Texas Hill Country
Close to the Domain


Not easy access to I-35 and Mopac, which can make getting into Downtown a less-than-fun time
Highway 183 traffic can be rough


If you’re looking for an apartment North of Lady Bird Lake and West of Mopac, you’ll be searching in Northwest Austin. This area is known for its gorgeous Hill Country views and quieter residential feel, encompassing neighborhoods like Far West, Northwest Hills, Spicewood Springs, Anderson Mill, The Arboretum, Steiner Ranch, Lakeline, all the way up to Lago Vista.


Outdoor enthusiasts will never be bored while living in Northwest Austin! One of our favorite places to explore is Mount Bonnell. The scenic overlook is the highest point in Austin, making it the perfect spot for enjoying breathtaking views of Downtown Austin and the surrounding area. Head to Spicewood Springs to enjoy a hike or swim with your furry friend at the Bull Creek Greenbelt.

Nature aside, there’s plenty to see and do in the Northwest Austin area. Both the Arboretum and Domain shopping and entertainment districts are close by—there you’ll be able to shop upscale retail and staples like Whole Foods and Target. There are also movie theaters and a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from. You can also take a short drive further north to check out the Austin Aquarium and the Lago Vista area at Lake Travis!


Being relatively far from the city center, apartments in Northwest Austin are generally affordable with more bang for your buck. Let a pro help you navigate your apartment hunt and find you the best place to live! Fill out our online form and tell us more about what you’re looking for to start your personalized search.

Zip codes: 78730, 78750, 78759, 78726

Hot Streets: Anderson Ln., Anderson Mill Rd., Capital of Texas Highway/360, FM 2222, Spicewood Springs Rd., FM 620

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Close to Lakeline mall, and has a more nature-y vibe. If you're looking for something quiet and secluded, this is a good spot.

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