Zilker

Zilker, located in south central Austin is a charming neighborhood which embodies a laid-back yet vibrant atmosphere.

Zilker, located in south central Austin is a charming neighborhood which embodies a laid-back yet vibrant atmosphere. Zilker's crown jewel is the expansive Zilker Park, spanning 350 acres and offering a variety of recreational activities, from hiking trails to Barton Springs Pool, a natural spring-fed swimming hole. The annual Austin City Limits Music Festival draws music enthusiasts from far and wide to this scenic park. Zilker Botanical Garden showcases a stunning collection of plants and serves as a serene escape from urban life. Zilker strikes a harmonious balance between outdoor beauty, cultural attractions, and a strong sense of community, making it a true gem within Austin. There is a mix of older homes and new construction.

Zilker's eastern boundary is along South Lamar Boulevard, which offers an array of restaurants, cafes, boutiques entertainment venues. Highlights include world famous restaurant Uchi from chef Tyson Cole and Tiki-Tatsuya – one of best Tiki bars found anywhere in the world and the ZACH theatre. Further down Lamar, Zilker residents can find Austin traditions like Matt’s El Rancho Mexican restaurant and Loro, another local favorite from collaborative team Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin of world famous Franklin Barbecue.


Overview for Zilker, TX

10,842 people live in Zilker, where the median age is 36.9 and the average individual income is $76,222.42. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,842

Total Population

36.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$76,222.42

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Zilker, TX

Zilker has 5,583 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. 10,842 people call Zilker home. The population density is 7,514.84 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,842

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.9

Median Age

50.35 / 49.65%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,583

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$76,222.42

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Zilker Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Integerity Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
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