Barton Creek

Celebrated for its natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, including the famed Barton Creek Greenbelt.

Overview for Barton Creek, TX

3,183 people live in Barton Creek, where the median age is 54.7 and the average individual income is $178,377. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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54.7 years

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Welcome to Barton Creek

An exclusive enclave of luxury, natural beauty, and prestigious living near Austin.
In the heart of the Texas Hill Country, just outside Austin, lies a collection of neighborhoods renowned for their scenic beauty, exclusive living, and luxurious lifestyle. Barton Creek, Seven Oaks, Rob Roy, and Lost Creek each offer a unique blend of upscale amenities, breathtaking landscapes, and a serene environment. These communities are characterized by spacious, custom-built homes set against the backdrop of rolling hills and lush greenery, embodying the epitome of luxury living in Austin.
The Barton Creek area, in particular, is celebrated for its natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, including the famed Barton Creek Greenbelt. Seven Oaks is known for its prestigious residential community, offering privacy and exclusivity. Rob Roy is revered for its large estates and stunning hill country views, while Lost Creek appeals to families with its strong community feel and top-rated schools. Together, these neighborhoods represent some of the most sought-after real estate in the Austin area, appealing to those who desire a high standard of living in a picturesque setting.

What to Love

  • Upscale Living: Luxurious estates and custom homes in a serene, hill country setting.
  • Natural Beauty: Scenic views and access to outdoor activities like hiking and golf.
  • Prestigious Community: A sense of exclusivity and privacy, with top-notch amenities.
  • Proximity to Austin: Enjoy the tranquility of suburban life with easy access to city amenities.
  • Excellent Schools: Access to highly-rated schools in the Austin Independent School District.
  • A variety of stunning Barton Creek houses for sale to choose from

Local Lifestyle - Living in Barton Creek

The lifestyle in Barton Creek and its surrounding areas is one of comfort, luxury, and community. These neighborhoods are known for their tight-knit communities, where residents take pride in their homes and the natural beauty of their surroundings. 
Outdoor living is a significant part of the lifestyle here, with many residents enjoying golf, tennis, and hiking in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. The proximity to Austin means that cultural events, fine dining, and urban amenities are just a short drive away, offering the best of both worlds.

Dining and Entertainment

The dining scene in and around Barton Creek reflects the luxury and exclusivity of the neighborhoods. Notable restaurants like Uchi, Uchiko, and Trulucks offer gourmet dining experiences, featuring everything from innovative sushi to fresh seafood. The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen is another local favorite, known for its extensive wine selection and sophisticated ambiance.
For shopping and casual dining, The Village at Westlake provides a convenient destination with a variety of shops and eateries, including Tacodeli and Starbucks. High-end shopping can be found at The Domain and Barton Creek Square Mall, where luxury and designer brands abound.
Golf enthusiasts are drawn to the prestigious Barton Creek Country Club, with its exceptional golf courses and social events. Similarly, the Lost Creek Country Club offers a range of activities and facilities for sports and relaxation.

Things to Do in Barton Creek

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is a natural highlight, offering miles of trails for hiking, biking, and exploring. It's a perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts to connect with nature and enjoy activities like rock climbing and swimming in natural pools.
Cultural and sporting events are also a big part of life here. Westlake High School's football games are local social events, bringing the community together to support the team. For music lovers, the Austin City Limits Music Festival at nearby Zilker Park is an annual highlight featuring a diverse array of artists and bands.

Schools in Barton Creek

The neighborhood is served by the renowned Eanes Independent School District, known for its academic excellence. A few schools include:
  • Eanes Elementary School
  • West Ridge Middle School
  • Westlake High School

Around Barton Creek, TX

There's plenty to do around Barton Creek, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nomadic Beerworks, Atos Austin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Tindle & Associates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.87 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.96 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.4 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.74 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.01 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Barton Creek, TX

Barton Creek has 1,405 households, with an average household size of 2.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Barton Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,183 people call Barton Creek home. The population density is 649.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

47.38 / 52.62%

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Schools in Barton Creek, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Barton Creek. 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.
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St Gabriel's Catholic School
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St Michael's Catholic Academy
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