Zilker is located in the beating heart of metropolitan Austin, Texas.

Welcome to Zilker / Barton Hills

A hub of eclecticism, energy, and elegant living right at the heart of one of America's most exciting cities

Welcome to a realm where urban sophistication meets an artistic soul, a place alive with energy and an ambiance that dances to the rhythm of the lively streets. The Zilker/Barton Hills neighborhood is a walkable oasis pulsating with eclectic vibes. Here, modernity embraces community, and the blend of hip, vibrant styles fosters an environment where the active come to thrive.

This is not just a neighborhood; it's an experience waiting to be discovered. From the bustling streets filled with colorful life to the serenity of community parks, Zilker/Barton Hills is the epitome of urban living with a touch of the extraordinary. Engage with a neighborhood where modernity meets elegance, where eclectic charm lives, and where an active, community-oriented spirit defines the lifestyle.

What to Love

  • A hip hub with diverse property styles
  • Austin's finest coffee shops & eateries
  • A mere five minutes to the city center
  • A lively locale with Barton Springs access
  • Lady Bird Lake's hike & bike trail is nearby

Local Lifestyle

Immerse yourself in a lifestyle teeming with character and excitement in Zilker/Barton Hills. Here, adventure calls at every corner, whether you're plunging into the rejuvenating waters of Barton Springs or exploring the endless paths of Lady Bird Lake's hike and bike trail. And when October comes around, the Austin City Limits Music Festival turns the area into a musical wonderland, celebrating creativity, community, and culture.

Dining and Entertainment

Zilker/Barton Hills is a gastronomic paradise that celebrates the art of dining. Embark on a culinary journey at Uchi, where innovative dishes and sushi rolls become visual masterpieces, tantalizing your taste buds with every bite.

Discover the charm of Odd Duck, where quirky decor and inventive cuisine unite for a dining experience like no other. Whether you're a vegetarian or meat lover, Odd Duck caters to all. Elegance meets culinary excellence at Eberly, where every dish is an indulgence. From steaks to seafood, Eberly is a sanctuary for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Experience the vibrant Tex-Mex culture at Matt's El Rancho, or savor the best ramen in town at Ramen Tatsu-ya. If you're looking for a cozy culinary haven, Lou's is your place. For a delightful escape, dine at Juliet Italian Kitchen.

Things to Do

The soul of Austin's cultural life, Zilker Park hosts events like the annual Zilker Park Kite Festival and Trail of Lights. Whether you're lounging on the Great Lawn or exploring the Zilker Botanical Garden, the park is an urban retreat.

But there's more. Plunge into the cool waters of Barton Springs, or explore the scenic trails of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Delight in world-class theater at ZACH Theatre or explore contemporary art at The Loren

Every year, the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is held here. The vibrant activities of Zilker/Barton Hills are never-ending.


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Overview for Zilker, TX

9,827 people live in Zilker, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $81,067. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Zilker, TX

Zilker has 5,221 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Zilker do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,827 people call Zilker home. The population density is 10,971.684 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.92 / 49.08%

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Schools in Zilker, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Zilker. 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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Integerity Academy
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