West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills offers the best of both worlds — a peaceful retreat from the bustling city, yet near enough to easily partake in its vibrant offerings.

Welcome to West Lake Hills, TX

Discover Tranquility Amidst Rolling Hills

Nestled among rolling hills and very close to the vibrant heart of Austin, West Lake Hills welcomes you to a tranquil haven that effortlessly combines proximity to the city with a serene ambiance. As you enter this picturesque neighborhood, the lush greenery and peaceful atmosphere create an immediate sense of tranquility. West Lake Hills offers an idyllic escape where the charm of rolling hills meets the luxury of a peaceful lifestyle.

Situated in close proximity to Austin, West Lake Hills offers the best of both worlds — a peaceful retreat from the bustling city, yet near enough to easily partake in its vibrant offerings. The beauty of this neighborhood lies not only in its natural landscapes but also in the balance it strikes between city accessibility and the calming influence of nature. Welcome to West Lake Hills, where every day feels like a weekend getaway in the hills.

What to Love

  • Culinary Gems: Delight in the diverse culinary scene with establishments that will tantalize your taste buds.
  • Charming Boutiques: Explore the many shops that add character to the neighborhood, offering unique finds and stylish treasures.
  • Annual Crawfish Extravaganza: Join the festivities at the ATX Crawfish Kickoff, an event that brings the community together in a celebration of food and fun.
  • Parks and Events: Experience the beauty of nature in the numerous parks and partake in community events that add vibrancy to West Lake Hills.

Local Lifestyle

West Lake Hills embodies a lifestyle that seamlessly blends luxury with tranquility. Residents here appreciate the proximity to Austin's cultural scene while enjoying the peaceful retreat of rolling hills and lush landscapes. The local lifestyle revolves around savoring the culinary delights at charming restaurants, discovering unique treasures in boutique shops, and participating in community events that create a strong sense of belonging. West Lake Hills invites you to immerse yourself in a life where every moment is a celebration of the good life.

Dining and Shopping

Dining in West Lake Hills is a culinary journey through diverse flavors and styles. Sway entices with modern Thai cuisine, Blue Dahlia charms with its European-inspired fare, and the Poke House offers a refreshing taste of Hawaiian delights. In addition to the delightful dining scene, the neighborhood boasts an array of charming shops where you can find stylish clothing, home decor, and unique gifts. West Lake Hills provides a sophisticated yet laid-back shopping and dining experience, ensuring residents can indulge in luxury without leaving the comfort of their tranquil surroundings.

Things to Do and Entertainment

Embrace the community spirit with events like the ATX Crawfish Kickoff, where neighbors come together for a day of festivities and culinary delights. Explore the numerous parks that dot the landscape, providing opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. West Lake Hills invites residents to enjoy a laid-back yet vibrant entertainment scene, where the beauty of nature and the spirit of community create a perfect backdrop for a fulfilling lifestyle.


For families with a focus on education, West Lake Hills is served by the prestigious Eanes Independent School District. Known for its commitment to academic excellence, this district ensures that residents can access top-tier public education. In addition to the public school options, West Lake Hills offers a selection of private schools for families seeking alternative educational paths. The educational landscape in West Lake Hills reflects the neighborhood's dedication to providing residents with the best opportunities for learning and growth.

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

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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 Acupoints & Herbs, Portal Healing, and Dane's Body Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 44 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.91 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.31 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.54 miles 8 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.


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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.
School rating
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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