North Austin Civic Association is a large, multi-ethnic, urbanized neighborhood north of downtown. The population is diverse, with a combination of retirees, students, Caucasians African-Americans, Hispanics, Vietnamese-Americans, and immigrants from up to 50 different countries. The predominant groups are Caucasians and Hispanics.
For such a diverse population, the community is relatively close-knit, and takes pride in maintaining the safety and livability of their neighborhood. Although the buildings and public parks became neglected in years past, residents are active in improving the area.
North Austin Civic Association was originally part of a vast rural
farming settlement in the Nineteenth Century, and one of the homes from
that era still remains as a historic site. The area was annexed by the
city in the 1970s and rapid growth and urbanization resulted. Many
buildings were put up to replace the open fields and forests and public
parks were created. Since then, some of the public facilities have
fallen into disrepair; however residents are working to improve the
North Austin Civic Association is one of the largest neighborhoods in Austin, so large it is divided into six geographical sections, each as large as some other neighborhoods in town. It has a larger Vietnamese population than average, as well as Hispanics, African-Americans, and other ethnicities.
It also has more rental properties than most other neighborhoods. It is also one of the more affordable areas of town. As a result many students choose to live here.
The residents here are community- and family-oriented, and are active in constantly upgrading the area, such as by adding new playgrounds and preschools. Also, the active neighborhood association takes care to ensure regular policing for crime and drugs and that building codes are enforced.
Views From the Street
|Topperwein Dr.||Newmont Rd.||Bird Creek Dr.|
|Quail Creek Park||Quail Cove||Bangor Bend|
|Redfield Ln.||Lanier High School||Wooldridge Elementary School|
|West Loop||Little Pebble Dr. and Mearns Meadow Blvd.||Blue Quail Dr.|
Facts and Figures
Real Estate and Apartments
North Austin Civic Association has many smaller, one-story homes with around 1,500 square feet and two or three bedrooms, built in the 1970s. Home prices are around $150K-$200K. There are also some larger, newer homes.
North Austin Civic Association, Austin, Texas
Zip Code: 78758