Westlake and West Lake Hills

A prestigious neighborhood in Texas’ top school district.

Welcome to Westlake and West Lake Hills

 
Located in one of the best school districts in the country, the prestigious neighborhood of Westlake and West Lake Hills in western Austin is one of the most desirable places to live in the city. Enjoying all the most beautiful natural features of the hill country, including the rugged terrain, leafy streets, and magnificent views of the surrounding landscape, homes in Westlake and West Lake Hills offer their owners the very best of both Austin’s big-city amenities and the tranquility of an exclusive residential community. 
 

Westlake & West Lake Hills Real Estate

Many homes in the suburb are located on large property lots with beautifully landscaped gardens highlighting the region’s native shrubbery and indigenous flora. One unique aspect of living in Westlake and West Lake Hills is that not one home is the same as the other. With residences drawing on influences from Cape Cod to Mediterranean-style homes, each property is unique and often exhibits the personal tastes and modern preferences of its owners. Contact the West Lake Hills & Westlake real estate agents & realtors at the Dicker Morin Group to find houses, estates & luxury homes for sale in West Lake Hills & Westlake, TX.
 

What to Love

  • Access to some of the best schools in Texas
  • Peaceful residential neighborhood with quiet streets
  • Many nearby dining and shopping venues
  • Beautiful views of the hill country from nearly every home

Local Lifestyle

Life in Westlake and West Lake Hills is quiet yet active. Feeling worlds away from the hustle and bustle of central Austin, residents enjoy spending their days outdoors enjoying the many walking paths in the suburb or simply lounging in their ample gardens and yards, most of which feature crystal clear pools. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Despite its residential nature, the neighborhoods of Westlake and West Lake Hills offer residents access to many of Austin’s best eateries and entertainment venues. For brunch, Blue Dahlia Bistro is a popular choice thanks to its lovely outdoor patio and menu featuring European-style organic dishes. Asian cuisine enthusiasts will appreciate a visit to Sway, home of modern Thai cuisine served in a sleek, elegant setting. For those in search of the perfect southern-inspired comfort food, Jack Allen’s Kitchen is the undisputed king of farm-to-table cuisine that keeps locals coming back for more. 
 
A beloved staple of the morning coffee culture in Austin is Summer Moon Coffee. With a branch near Westlake and West Lake Hills, locals gather at the laid-back cafe to get their daily caffeine fix and chat with neighbors and friends before work. 
 
And, should a spot of retail therapy be in order, Tyler’s is a homegrown clothing and specialty shoe store showcasing uniquely southern styles for both men and women. 
 

Things to Do

There’s never a shortage of fun activities to join in Westlake and West Lake Hills. The Austin Country Club offers residents access to a private golf course designed by Pete Dye, while the popular Pennybacker Bridge Overlook trail is beloved by hikers and casual walkers from around Austin.
 
The neighborhood also hosts the Wonderfest Carnival & Holiday Market where families can enjoy petting zoos, pictures with Santa, and a range of other holiday-themed activities. The highly anticipated 4th of July Parade is another neighborhood staple and features costume contests, live music, and an energetic themed parade to keep the whole family entertained.
 

Schools

As part of the highly regarded Eanes Independent School District, Westlake and West Lake Hills residents have access to some of the very best schools in all of Texas. As the top school district in the state, Eanes ISD is nationally ranked first for best facilities, fourth for best academics, and 13th for college readiness
 
Some of the schools available to residents of Westlake and West Lake Hills include: 
 
  • Forest Trail Elementary School
  • West Ridge Middle School
  • Westlake High, Grades 9 to 12
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Overview for Westlake and West Lake Hills, TX

6,154 people live in Westlake and West Lake Hills, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $93,389.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,154

Total Population

46 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$93,389.6

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Westlake and West Lake Hills, TX

Westlake and West Lake Hills has 2,120 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westlake and West Lake Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,154 people call Westlake and West Lake Hills home. The population density is 1,223.42 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,154

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46

Median Age

50.15 / 49.85%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,120

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$93,389.6

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Westlake and West Lake Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Westlake and West Lake Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Eanes Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Fusion Academy Aus: Austin
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Trail Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

Around Westlake and West Lake Hills, TX

There's plenty to do around Westlake and West Lake Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

14
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
9
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nourished ATX, Austin Mobile Trainer, and Kinetic Fit Systems.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.77 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.04 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

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