- Current Prices:$176,000 to $975,000
- Closed Prices:$99,000 to $799,000
- Median Sale Price:$429,000
- Average $ per sq ft:$359
- Association Fee Ranges:$496/quarter,$0,$0 to $270/mo,$0
- Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
- Age:1920 to 2019
- Sq. Ft.:387 to 3,294Sq. Ft.
- Bedrooms:0 to 5Bedrooms
- Bathrooms:0 to 4Bathrooms
Where to Live
North Loop is almost exclusively comprised of single-family homes. While many of these are modest, mid-20th-century builds, a few modern gems near the center of the neighborhood boast eye-catching designs. Airport Boulevard cuts through the neighborhood's east side, creating an island of homes wedged between it and I-35. This area can be a bit noisier than the rest of North Loop due to expressway traffic and the hustle and bustle along Airport Boulevard. A handful of condo buildings can be found near the outer edges of the neighborhood.
Overall prices in North Loop are similar to other neighborhoods on Austin's north side. Some of the neighborhood's new homes are built for an upscale market, but most homes in North Loop are priced from affordable to midrange.
Where to Eat
Residents either head to North Loop Strip or to the major streets bordering the neighborhood for their dining. North Loop Strip features a nice array of independent restaurants, bistros, and cafes that offer a wide range of dishes, from classic comforts to creative fusions. On the east end of the neighborhood, locals gather at Amaya's Taco Village for Tex-Mex fare. Komé is a popular spot for Japanese dishes, while on the western border of North Loop, Titaya's is the place to go for Thai cuisine.
What You'll See
On a leisurely stroll down the North Loop Strip, you might see University of Texas students and locals enjoying the area's cafes and bars. Shoppers from all over Austin also visit North Loop for its vintage stores. With many of these businesses concentrated on the east and west ends of the neighborhood, North Loop's residential core rarely feels overwhelmed by traffic. Walk down a side street on any given evening and you'll find a quiet community of people barbecuing, doing yard work, and riding bikes.
Friday Night Fun
Locals head out to the strip for pizza, craft cocktails, and margaritas. There's also some nightlife along Airport Boulevard. Barfly's, a laid-back saloon, has pool and foosball tables in addition to a covered patio. When seeking a movie night, locals visit Austin Film Society for cinematic classics and indie films or the Galaxy Highland 10 for the latest blockbusters.
The Perfect Sunday
Sundays are quite relaxed in North Loop. Any one of the neighborhood's eclectic cafes is the perfect environment for enjoying a good cup of coffee and a light bite to eat with friends. Just south of the neighborhood, Berry M. Whitaker Sports Complex is a sportsman's paradise with facilities for tennis, soccer, basketball, sand volleyball, and more. Capital Plaza on the east side of the neighborhood is a great place to get some routine shopping done.
North Loop is only somewhat walkable but very bike-friendly. Several bus lines serve North Loop. The #7 Line goes right down the middle of the neighborhood along Duval Street, connecting the neighborhood to the university and downtown. Several other bus lines run along Lamar Boulevard and Koenig Lane on an express and local route basis. Many residents do not find the bus schedules convenient enough for daily commuting and tend to rely on cars as their primary transportation, which is typical of Austin as a whole. Drivers use I-35 to get downtown or go further north quickly, while 290 is easily accessible to get anywhere east.
Convenient shopping • Eclectic vibe • Easy access to Downtown and University.
Locals Don't Love
Noise from I-35 • Commercial developments.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.