World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Crestview, Austin, Texas

Article Id: WHEBN0033589407
Reproduction Date:

Title: Crestview, Austin, Texas  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Austin Dam failure, Wooten, Austin, Texas, Rosedale, Austin, Texas, Big Walnut Creek Nature Preserve, Scenic Brook, Austin, Texas
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Crestview, Austin, Texas

Crestview, Austin, Texas is a neighborhood in north central Austin, in the U.S. state of Texas.

Crestview is located in ZIP code 78757. The Crestview neighborhood was built by developer A.B. Beddow on the site of an old dairy farm in the 1950s and early 1960s. Crestview is bordered by Wooten and West Anderson Lane to the north, Allandale and Burnet Road to the west, Brentwood and Justin Lane to the south and the Highland neighborhood and North Lamar Boulevard to the east.[1] It is located north of the city's urban core.[2]

Some local icons have deep roots, including the Minimax grocery store (est. 1953) and Top Notch Burgers (est. 1971), while other landmarks such as JuiceLand and the Burnet Road Farmers Market are more recent arrivals. The neighborhood largely residential. It is filled with single-family bungalows, mid-century ranch homes and apartments. The Crestview Station, located at North Lamar and Airport Boulevard, is a commuter rail station for Austin's Capital MetroRail that opened in 2010. The station prompted the construction of a new mixed-use development known as Midtown Commons.[3]

Demographics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age in Crestview is 35.7 years and the median family income is more than $54,000 a year. Forty-six percent of Crestview residents are married, about 30 percent are single, about 15 percent are divorced, and about 9 percent are widowed. More than 80 percent of the neighborhood's households are childless.[4]

Real Estate trends

As of June 21, 2013 the Crestview neighborhood has seen a 19% increase in year over year sales volume. Inventory rates remain very low with a total of 3 months' worth of homes currently listed for sale and an average Days on Market of less than 20 days. Foreclosures and/or distressed sales are uncommon in this market given the high demand. Conventional financing makes up roughly 75% of all residential real estate transactions. Typical single-family homes range from $240,000 to $290,000 with a high of over $600,000.[5]

Education

Public schools

Brentwood is located in the Austin Independent School District.

References

  1. ^ http://www.city-data.com/neighborhood/Crestview-Austin-TX.html
  2. ^ "Neighborhood Planning : Crestview/Wooten Combined". City of Austin. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ Lin, Donna. "Crestview". Austin-American Statesman Classifieds. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cantu, Ana. "Profile of Austin's Crestview Neighborhood". About.com Austin. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ Smith, Chandler. "Austin's Crestview Neighborhood Real Estate Market Trends". RealEstateAppraisalsAustin.com. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 

External links

  • Crestview Neighborhood Association


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.