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Welcome to 78704

Combining natural beauty and luxury amenities in an affluent area
From trendy restaurants and bars, to tranquil nature parks, Austin is a multi-faceted city offering the best of everything, which is one of the many reasons people are moving here. Of the many areas people are moving to, one of Austin's most highly sought-after zip codes is 78704. Located south of Downtown, the 78704 encompasses six different neighborhoods, each with a distinct identity. Here you’ll find many of Austin's most notable attractions, including Zilker Park, The Continental Club, and many other places. Throughout its six constituent neighborhoods, 78704 lets residents find a sense of community wherever they call home. 
Ideally located just minutes from Downtown Austin, 78704 offers many amenities residents love, including trendy bars, gourmet restaurants, and lush green parks. Explore some of the city's most fashionable neighborhoods or hike or bike the Barton Creek Greenbelt to explore Austin's nature trails. The possibilities are endless. Whether you love art, culture, or the outdoors, there is something for everyone in the 78704 zip code.     

What to Love

  • Home to some of Austin’s most beautiful nature parks
  • A chic area with upscale shops and restaurants
  • Located just 15 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport  
  • Easy commute to and from Downtown Austin 

Local Lifestyle

Very few cities compare to Austin, Texas. There is much to love — exceptional restaurants, thriving nightlife, and beautiful nature parks. For many, living in the 78704 zip code offers the best Austin living, yet in a more residential area than Downtown. The 78704 area code is only 15 minutes away from UT games.  
The 78704 zip code has four notable neighborhoods: Barton Hills, Zilker, Bouldin, and Travis Heights. Each community offers distinct amenities, including restaurants, shops, and luxury options. As a prospective resident, you can find homes in various architectural styles, from traditional Craftsman homes to modern new builds. Altogether, 78704 has over 100 available properties (as of April 2023).

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

In recent years, Austin has become one of the country’s most sought-after destinations for food and music enthusiasts. Thanks to its many trendy restaurants, breweries, and music venues, Austin’s nightlife is unparalleled, and 78704 is no exception.
The neighborhoods in the 78704 zip code are well-known for having some of Austin’s best restaurants, including Uchi, Perla’s, Mattie’s, and Matt’s El Rancho. Known for its sourced fish from Japan, Uchi is one of the most renowned sushi restaurants in all of Austin (and quite possibly the United States!), where the servers are experts in their field and the dishes are packed full of flavor. 

Things to Do

While Austin residents love the 78704 zip code for many reasons, one of the biggest draws is its green spaces. Many of Austin’s most beloved parks and gardens are in this part of the city. One of the city’s most famous parks is Zilker Metropolitan Park. Located in the Zilker neighborhood, Zilker Metropolitan Park is a 350-acre park near Lady Bird Lake. This beautiful park features many amenities, including picnic facilities, bike rentals, canoe rentals, and the Zilker Zephyr Train, popular with children. Within Zilker Park is Barton Springs Municipal Pool, a natural oasis, spring fed Olympic sized pool that remains 68 degrees year-round. It’s also considered one of the city’s most popular swimming spots. 

Another popular area park is Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, one of the city’s most spectacular open-air museums, featuring beautiful sculptures and magnificent gardens. Located in Zilker, Umlauf is just a short distance from Zilker Park. Residents of the 78704 area also have direct access to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, one of the city’s largest networks of nature trails. Finally, St. Edwards University — a private Catholic college located in 78704 — was founded in 1885 and remains a significant presence in the community.

Overview for 78704, TX

49,854 people live in 78704, where the median age is 33.2 and the average individual income is $68,338. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for 78704, TX

78704 has 26,619 households, with an average household size of 1.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in 78704 do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,854 people call 78704 home. The population density is 5,688.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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