What Austin Neighborhood Should I Live In?Where you want to live may well depend on whether or not you have a commute to work as part of the mix. Austin has a bus system through Capital Metro, along with a metro rail system. We here at Austin Texas Homes can't tell you where you should live, but we certainly can give you an idea of what the price ranges and amenities of Austin communities and the surrounding area.
Like most cities, the neighborhoods near downtown Austin tend to be higher-priced, whereas many surrounding areas are more affordable. Following are descriptions and price ranges for many Austin neighborhoods, arranged with the higher-priced neighborhoods coming first, and lower-priced neighborhoods at the end.