Westlake Hills

The neighborhood is a lush oasis of verdant greenery home to a surplus of trails.

Welcome to West Lake Hills

A tranquil haven of affluence and scenic beauty, offering the finest blend of suburban serenity and urban vitality

Located within the heart of Travis County, West Lake Hills emerges as a hidden gem in the Lone Star State, celebrated as one of the finest places to call home in Texas. Living here is an experience unlike any other. With a tapestry of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, West Lake Hills thrives as a community brimming with opportunities for both leisure and indulgence. Established as an independent suburb back in 1953, this picturesque enclave, a mere six miles west of Austin's bustling core, remains a coveted destination.

What to Love

  • Part of the premier school district of Eanes ISD
  • The ideal mix of beauty, location, and gracious living
  • Vibrant restaurant scene
  • Stunning typography, including hills and lush landscapes
  • Suburban benefits, close to downtown Austin

Local Lifestyle

Bustling by day, tranquil in the evening, West Lake Hills provides residents with a balanced lifestyle. Here, you can experience the best of suburban living with the urban convenience of nearby downtown Austin, and enjoy the uniqueness, serenity, and excitement only found in West Lake Hills.

Dining and Entertainment

Welcome to The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen, where elegance meets culinary perfection. This remarkable dining experience is well-known for its ambient setting, attentive service, and gourmet cuisine. Favorite menu items include a creative offering of bruschetta, an expansive list of fish and seafood dishes, and specialty pizzas. Whether you're celebrating or simply dining in style, The Grove has something special to offer.

Sway brings life to the night with its lively ambiance and exquisite taste sensations. From sushi to steaks, the flavors here are rich, complemented by masterful cocktails and exceptional entertainment. Jack Allen's Kitchen offers a homey dining spot with fresh farm-to-table dishes that showcase creativity and flair. The menu delights, and the service always impresses, making it a must-visit spot.

Texas Honey Ham invites you to indulge in its savory sandwiches, boasting the finest honey ham. With rustic charm, it's the perfect spot for a casual meal that satisfies every palate. Experience the unique flavors at Marye's Gourmet Pizza. Customers keep returning for the crispy crust, delightful toppings, fresh salads, and inviting atmosphere.

For the fashion-conscious, Julian Gold provides a world-class shopping experience, offering the crème de la crème of designer brands.

Things to Do

Explore the iconic Pennybacker Bridge, a remarkable symbol of architectural elegance. This scenic spot offers breathtaking views of Lake Austin, a perfect backdrop for a leisurely stroll or photography.

If golf is your passion, Austin Country Club provides an unparalleled experience. With meticulously groomed fairways and challenging layouts, this exclusive club caters to enthusiasts who seek excellence in sport and life.


West Lake Hills is more than just a neighborhood; it's a symbol of elegance, a lifestyle choice, and a place where dreams meet reality. Experience the luxury, grace, and beauty that is West Lake Hills.

Overview for Westlake Hills, TX

3,373 people live in Westlake 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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Demographics and Employment Data for Westlake Hills, TX

Westlake 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 Westlake 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 Westlake 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 Westlake Hills, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Westlake 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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