Austin

Education

4.2/5

Healthcare

2.1/5

City Score

Living in Austin

Safety

3/5

Culture

4.2/5

Things to do in Austin

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1.

Texas State Capitol
7,797+ Reviews

2.

Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
2,683+ Reviews

3.

Barton Springs Pool
2,712+ Reviews

4.

Mount Bonnell
1,594+ Reviews

5.

LBJ Presidential Library
3,414+ Reviews

Economy in Austin

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Austin

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Cost of Living Index

63.0%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid High

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

Mid High

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Austin

Top phone carriers

T-Mobile (best coverage)

AT&T

Verizon

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $8.0

Very high

Restaurants in Austin

Franklin Barbecue: 10760 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 4145 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.7/5, 1682 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 4932 reviews

Jack Allens Kitchen Oak Hill: 5021 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 2960 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1663 reviews
Zomato: 4.6/5, 395 reviews

Jack Allens Kitchen Oak Hill: 5555 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 2957 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1662 reviews
Foursquare: 9.1/10, 538 reviews
Zomato: 4.6/5, 395 reviews

Uchi: 8260 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 2004 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 2418 reviews
Opentable: 4.9/5, 3837 reviews

Salty Sow: 5336 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 2036 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 560 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 2740 reviews

Flat Track Coffee: 738 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 513 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 23 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 195 reviews
Zomato: 3.5/5, 7 reviews

Revival Coffee: 683 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 170 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 19 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 494 reviews

Juan Pelota Cafe: 684 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 281 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 21 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 139 reviews
Foursquare: 8.8/10, 224 reviews
Zomato: 3.2/5, 19 reviews

Cafe Nena’i: 539 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 374 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 162 reviews

Houndstooth Coffee: 607 reviews

Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 64 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 539 reviews
Zomato: 3.3/5, 4 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Austin

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters: 7831 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 6031 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 346 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 1454 reviews

Cafe Java- Austin: 3644 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 2231 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 116 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 4.8 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1148 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 148 reviews

Cherrywood Coffeehouse: 2337 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1510 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 48 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 4.5 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 778 reviews

Cuvee Coffee Bar: 1057 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 736 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 32 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 289 reviews

Bennu Coffee on Congress: 971 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 770 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 35 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 166 reviews

Uchiko: 7761 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 1757 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 5 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1769 reviews
Opentable: 4.9/5, 4230 reviews

Eddie Vs Prime Seafood: 7667 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 1627 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1164 reviews
Zomato: 4.5/5, 297 reviews
Opentable: 4.9/5, 4578 reviews

ZTejas: 3122 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1532 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 227 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 4 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 751 reviews
Opentable: 4.5/5, 608 reviews

Launderette: 2433 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 1352 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 1081 reviews

Trulucks Austin Downtown: 1668 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 1106 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 562 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Austin

#584 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Low

1 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Austin $99/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Launch Coworking Space : No reviews

2. FUSE Workspace-Bee Cave : No reviews

3. Impact Hub Austin : 14

4. Duo Works : 2

5. Firmspace Austin : 2

6. Patchwork : 1

7. Createscape Coworking : 1

8. Impact Hub Austin (N. Lamar) : 1

9. WeWork University Park : 1

10. WeWork Congress : 1

Gyms/Health & Fitness in Austin

Fight Club Austin: 163 reviews

Google: 5/5, 126 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 37 reviews

MADabolic Austin: 105 reviews

Google: 5/5, 92 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 13 reviews

Chris Protein Personal Training – South Austin: 99 reviews

Google: 5/5, 63 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 21 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 15 reviews

Studio Barre Austin: 65 reviews

Google: 5/5, 45 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 20 reviews

Voodoo CrossFit 512: 60 reviews

Google: 5/5, 43 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 15 reviews

East Austin Athletic Club: 58 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 55 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 3 reviews

KNOCKOUT AUSTIN KICKBOXING: 56 reviews

Google: 5/5, 29 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 27 reviews

The Little Gym of Austin South: 60 reviews

Google: 5/5, 20 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 31 reviews

GrassIron Fitness: 45 reviews

Google: 5/5, 20 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 24 reviews

Central Athlete: 42 reviews

Google: 5/5, 27 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 15 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Austin

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Population Density

Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Austin

1. Banana Bread
2. Cheesecake
3. Ice Cream
4. Pancake
5. Brownie

6. Cosmopolitan

7. Hurricane

8. Chili

9. Manhattan

10. Hamburger

Environment in Austin

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Climate Index

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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Low°C681215192324242216117
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RainfallNot rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windy
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Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Austin

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

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Culture in Austin

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Sights & Landmarks

Nature & Parks

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B

Main Sport:

American Football

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

1

Time zone:

UTC-10:00 to -05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

Nearby Cities

San Antonio, TX
73 miles
Houston, TX
146 miles
Corpus Christi, TX
172 miles
Fort Worth, TX
172 miles
Arlington, TX
175 miles

Nearby Airports

Corpus Christi International Airport
21 km
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
118 km
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
118 km
Corpus Christi International Airport
150 km
San Antonio International Airport
267 km

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