Southeast 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!

Avg Rent

$1,200
$1,700
$2,300

Walkability

5.3

Public Transportation

5.3

What It's Known For

East Riverside, an area of town on the Lady Bird Lake
Serious growth in the past 5 years

Pros

Close to Downtown, but can still be affordable
The Buzzmill, Jackalope, Emo's, and other restaurants/bars
Near the airport

Cons

Some loud areas
Has a lot of older properties (those of which don't have W/D options, but do have laundry facilities)

The Southeastern portion of Austin is the place to be! Apartments here range in wide varieties, from new and posh to more historic and retro. You’ll be uber close to Lady Bird Lake, McKinney Falls State Park and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park, which means basically all of your outdoor adventure sports can be conveniently accessed, from Frisbee golf, to paddle boarding, to biking and running! Plus, all our Southeast Austin properties are right off I-35, which means you can get downtown and to the delicious and fun 6th Street restaurants and bars with ease!

Southeast Austin is also within close quarters to South Congress and all the funky and eclectic shops, dining and watering holes to be found there! With such a solid location, it’s no wonder people are flocking to the properties in this area, and with almost 50 apartments to choose from, your options are pretty much limitless. You can afford to be picky in choosing exactly the right dwelling that flawlessly fits your personality and style.

This area alone is so up-and-coming and it’s on FIYA. East Riverside is a popular neighborhood in the Southeast because it is just outside of downtown. It’s also the most affordable place to live for it’s proximity to downtown! Southeast Austin has a very hipster vibe, it’s definitely the place you wanna be if you’re into chill bars and rustic restaurants. Draft Pick is a popular sports bar in Southeast Austin that features Texas beers on tap, pub grub, and the largest TV screen in Austin. Buzzmill is also another popular spot with its inexpensive coffee, ciders, draft beer, and amazing brunch. Not to mention this place is open 24 hours a day! A lot of these places are perfect for dates or drinks after because they have a really easy going vibe.

Amenities are available in spades in this area. With upgraded appliances, granite and quartz countertops, designer wood flooring and carpets, spacious floor plans and more, you’re going to love the options to choose from here! And, since it’s not smack dab in the heart of Austin, your rent will be a bit more affordable than central downtown locations! We’re here to give you our professional and friendly guidance, so give us a text or call at 512-815-2317 for more information and we can hook you up with a fantastic Southeast Austin apartment! Make sure to browse the other Austin neighborhoods and do our Apartment Search, too, to feel out exactly what you’re looking for.

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Along the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, so you can take your dog on a walk around, or have a picnic. Get in touch with nature!

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