South Central

South Central

South Central Austin encompasses the eclectic, yet upscale areas of South Congress Avenue.

Welcome to South Central

South Central Austin is bounded by Lady Bird Lake, Highway 71, Interstate 35, and Mo-Pac. South Central Austin encompasses the eclectic, yet upscale areas of South Congress Avenue, the Downtown Entertainment District, Zilker Park, and the Parmer Events Center. If you are looking to move to an Austin area with a truly modern, urban atmosphere, there is no better area than this one. From young families to older professionals, if you love the unique Austin culture, you will equally love living in South Central Austin.

Overview for South Central, TX

49,854 people live in South Central, where the median age is 33.2 and the average individual income is $68,338. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,854

Total Population

33.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$68,338

Average individual Income

Around South Central, TX

There's plenty to do around South Central, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

79
Very Walkable
Walking Score
65
Bikeable
Bike Score
50
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lovejoy Bakery, City Alchemist, and Down Dog Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.35 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.51 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.6 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.04 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Central, TX

South Central has 26,619 households, with an average household size of 1.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South Central do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,854 people call South Central home. The population density is 5,688.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,854

Total Population

High

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

33.2

Median Age

50.98 / 49.02%

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
26,619

Total Households

1.81

Average Household Size

$68,338

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in South Central, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby South Central. 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
Dawson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mainspring Schools
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Travis County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Travis Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Richards School For Young Women Leaders
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Texas School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Barton Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Becker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Travis Hts Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Zilker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Galindo Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Travis County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
1/5
Graduation Prep Academy Travis
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
San Juan Diego Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Athena Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Daep- Elementary
PUBLIC
5th - 5th
No rating available
Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available
Travis County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
St Ignatius Martyr Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Integerity Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
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