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Top Austin Suburbs

Monday, February 26, 2024   /   by Julie Hutchison

Top Austin Suburbs

Top 8 Austin Suburbs You Should Consider Moving To

Are you thinking about moving to Austin and feeling overwhelmed by all the suburb options? We've got you covered! In this blog post, we'll explore the top eight suburbs in Austin, covering the north, south, east, and west sides of the city.





Round Rock: Located off I-35, Round Rock boasts a charming downtown area, home to Dell computers and top-rated schools. It's a great option for those commuting on the north side of Austin, with plenty of shopping, dining, and affordable housing compared to the city.


    1. Cedar Park: Just off 183, Cedar Park offers similar amenities to Round Rock, including highly rated schools and proximity to major employers. It's home to the HEB Center, making it ideal for sports fans or those looking for entertainment options.

    2. Pflugerville: Situated between Austin and Round Rock, Pflugerville offers quick access to downtown and features attractions like Typhoon Texas water park. It's a growing area with a wide range of housing options.

    3. Westlake Hills: Heading west into the hill country, Westlake Hills offers beautiful landscapes and top-rated schools. However, homes here come with a higher price tag, averaging around $1.2 million.

    4. Leander: North of Cedar Park, Leander is a rapidly growing area with newer homes and great schools. It's known for its planned communities and proximity to shopping and dining options.

    5. Lakeway: Another westward suburb, Lakeway offers proximity to the lake and highly rated schools. It's a family-friendly area with a median home price around $525,000.

    6. Georgetown: North of Round Rock, Georgetown retains its small-town charm with a quaint town square and access to Lake Georgetown for outdoor activities. It offers larger lots and a variety of neighborhoods.

    7. Kyle/Buda: South of Austin, these neighboring towns offer affordable housing options and planned communities. They're ideal for those working south of Austin or needing easy access to the airport.

Hidden Gems:

Bastrop: East of Austin, Bastrop offers a growing community with proximity to nature and outdoor activities. It's attracting more employers and is ideal for those looking for a quieter lifestyle.

    • Hutto/Taylor: North and east of Round Rock, Hutto and Taylor are rapidly growing areas with new communities and affordable housing options. They're attracting employers and offer a mix of urban and rural living.

    • San Marcos/Wimberley/Canyon Lake: Positioned between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos offers a blend of city and outdoor living, with access to the San Marcos river. Wimberley and Canyon Lake offer a small-town feel with access to nature and outdoor activities.

    • With so many great options, choosing the right suburb in Austin can be daunting. Reach out to us at Team Hutchison Property Group for expert guidance and personalized assistance in finding your perfect home in Austin!

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Julie Hutchison
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Austin, TX 78759
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