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Westlake Hills | Rollingwood

Both lie nestled between the serene waters of Lake Austin and the bustling flow of the Texas Loop 360.

Welcome to Westlake Hills | Rollingwood

Picturesque enclaves with stunning homes and easy access to Austin

Feeling worlds away from the dynamic urban thrum of Austin and yet only five miles from the downtown district, the cities of Westlake Hills and Rollingwood maintain a palpable sophistication that’s enviable. Highly coveted, West Lake Hills and Rollingwood are both a beacon for affluent residents looking for a quiet lifestyle balanced by access to one of the most dynamic cities in the state. 
 
Westlake Hills and Rollingwood both lie nestled between the serene waters of Lake Austin and the bustling flow of the Texas Loop 360. Both cities are fairly young when compared to many of the historic neighborhoods of Austin — Westlake Hills was incorporated in 1953, Rollingwood in 1955. 
 
Multimillion-dollar stunners are the norm in Westlake Hills, and properties here take advantage of the sweeping views afforded by the city’s positioning atop the Edwards Plateau. Lofty estates and contemporary designs give the neighborhood a blend of architectural styles in Westlake Hills. In Rollingwood, the abundance of gorgeous, single-family homes and ranches at incredible prices makes for a dreamy array of options for families.

What to Love

• A civic-minded community dedicated to bettering the city
• Tight-knit neighborhoods and plenty of local events
Staggering views from the Edwards Plateau
Home to the top school district in Texas

Local Lifestyle

Small-town communities at their hearts, Westlake Hills and Rollingwood are the types of cities in which the entire town can be found at the high school stadium for Friday night football games. A harmony between quaint friendliness and sophistication makes both cities unique, desirable places to settle for all walks of life.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

While shopping within the bounds of the cities might be focused more on upscale grocers and retailers set up to meet the day-to-day needs of residents, just ten minutes away, the Barton Creek Square shopping district beckons with brands such as lululemon, Nordstrom, and Apple
 
Much like the city of Austin, both Westlake Hills and Rollingwood are inundated with epic restaurants certain to impress. At Sway Thai, the award-winning Thai cuisine is grabbing headlines all over the nation.
 
Las Palomas Restaurant and Bar evokes a family-friendly feeling with their relaxed setting, live music, and bold Mexican Cuisine. The local hotspot Texas Honey Ham has garnered a cult following with its counter-service deli selection and prime cuts. 
 
Other must-try eats in the area include:

Lotus Hunan Chinese Restaurant
Summer Moon Coffee
Tiny Pies
Marye’s Gourmet Pizza

Things to Do

Westlake Hills and Rollingwood each have prime locations that put them within easy distance of some of the most invigorating experiences in the Austin area. From luxe spa treatments to outdoor adventures, the residents of these communities are never without options for expanding their horizons and seizing the day. 
 
Those looking to dive headfirst into the great outdoors will relish the close proximity of sprawling parks and green spaces such as Wild Basin Preserve, which contains over 200 acres of diverse landscape and focuses its efforts on educating the public on conservation. The Zilker Botanical Garden lies within minutes of Rollingwood and offers a bounty of color within its themed gardens and winding pathways. 
 
When you’re in need of a self-care day, there’s no better destination than the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Here, visitors can unwind with massages and facials at the spa, take a dip in the rooftop pool, or play a round of world-class golfing on one of the four courses. At the Austin Country Club, the PGA hosts the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play.

Schools

Westlake Hills and Rollingwood are home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include institutions within the Eanes Independent School District, which is ranked as the #1 best school district in the state of Texas. 
 
Westlake is particularly well-known for Westlake High School, which is renowned for academics as well as its football program — having produced NFL stars such as Drew Brees and Nick Foles — and was the inspiration behind the television series Friday Night Lights. Westlake Hills and Rollingwood are additionally home to several of the top schools in the state, including:

• Barton Creek Elementary, K-5, the #1 rated public elementary school in Texas
• West Ridge Middle School, 6-8, the #1 rated public middle school in Texas
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, 6-12, highly rated private Episcopal school

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Overview for Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, TX

28,017 people live in Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $92,417. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,017

Total Population

42.3 years

Median Age

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

$92,417

Average individual Income

Around Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, TX

There's plenty to do around Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including MacInerney Charles F, Wishing Horse Productions, and Down Dog Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.21 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.16 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 4.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, TX

Westlake Hills | Rollingwood has 10,661 households, with an average household size of 2.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Westlake Hills | Rollingwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,017 people call Westlake Hills | Rollingwood home. The population density is 1,222.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,017

Total Population

High

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

42.3

Median Age

47.97 / 52.03%

Men vs Women

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10,661

Total Households

2.6

Average Household Size

$92,417

Average individual Income

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Schools in Westlake Hills | Rollingwood, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Westlake Hills | Rollingwood. 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
Bridge Point Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St Stephens Episcopal School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Cedar Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Westlake High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Eanes Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Fusion Academy Aus: Austin
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Trail Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Valley View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Adult Transition Services
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
Trinity Episcopal School Of Austin
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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