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Welcome to West Lake Hills

Welcome to the serene community of Westlake, where quiet elegance meets exclusive family-friendly living amidst the rolling hills of Austin. Since 1953, this private suburb has captivated residents with its hilly terrain, majestic trees, and tranquil atmosphere, offering a peaceful retreat just six miles from downtown Austin. Step into the Westlake real estate market and discover expansive homes that exude luxury and sophistication. From high-value estates to modest yet equally stunning residences, Westlake boasts architectural marvels that blend seamlessly with the natural beauty of the surroundings, offering residents a perfect balance of privacy and convenience.
Families are drawn to Westlake for its spacious estate-style homes, where children and pets can roam freely amidst four square miles of pristine landscape. The neighborhood maintains its high level of independence, fostering a close-knit community of friendly neighbors who embrace a vibrant, family-oriented lifestyle. Discover the thriving vibe of Westlake, where outdoor enthusiasts can explore hills for elevated lake views and enjoy various options for outdoor fun. Whether it's strolling through the hills or relaxing under the Texas starry skies, Westlake offers the perfect backdrop for a relaxed and fulfilling lifestyle. Indulge in dining, entertainment, and shopping experiences that rival those of downtown Austin. From flavorful Thai cuisine at Sway to traditional European bistro-style fare at Blue Dahlia Bistro, Westlake offers culinary delights to satisfy every palate. Shop at the Village at Westlake for clothing, gym activities, or luxurious spa treatments, all in a serene and welcoming atmosphere.
Experience the abundant recreational opportunities that Westlake has to offer, from dog-friendly parks like Red Bud Isle to the sprawling expanse of Zilker Park, renowned for its picnicking spots, disc golf courses, and Austin Nature and Science Center. With top-rated schools like Barton Creek Elementary and Westlake High School, Westlake ensures that every family member receives a quality education in a supportive environment. Discover the unparalleled charm and elegance of Westlake, where luxury, tranquility, and family-friendly living converge to create an idyllic oasis in the heart of Austin. Let us help you find your perfect home in this exclusive and prestigious community.

Overview for West Lake Hills, TX

3,373 people live in West Lake Hills, where the median age is 49.4 and the average individual income is $102,423. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49.4 years

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Around West Lake Hills, TX

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Camino Alamo BBQ, The Lido Bikini, and Dane's Body Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.7 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.91 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.17 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.85 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for West Lake Hills, TX

West Lake Hills has 1,230 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Lake Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,373 people call West Lake Hills home. The population density is 938.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


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48.47 / 51.53%

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Schools in West Lake Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby 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.
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Eanes Elementary
PreK - 5th
Fusion Academy Aus: Austin
6th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Trail Elementary
K - 5th
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin
K - 8th
No rating available

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