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Living in Dawson Austin

Dawson is the 15th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with 2,776 residents.

Dawson has some public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Galindo, St. Edwards, Bouldin, South Lamar, West Congress, South River City and East Congress.

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Walk Score of Dawson, Austin, TX

Dawson is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Go Greene Automotive

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Torchy's Tacos

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Dawson Austin.

Dawson is the 15th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with a Walk Score of 68.

Find apartments in Austin's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, West University and University of Texas.

Dawson Austin Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Apartment Experts in the Dawson area
from $1,325
1 bed
Walk Score 57
Rental info for South Apartment Specialists in the Dawson area
from $993
1 bed
Walk Score 52
Rental info for 519 W Oltorf St in the Dawson area
$999
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for 2411 Durwood St in the Dawson area
$1,045
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for 2400 S Congress Ave in the Dawson area
$999
Studio
Walk Score 84
Rental info for The Oaks in the Dawson area
from $759
Studio
Walk Score 77

Dawson Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Dawson to other Austin neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

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Population

13 Holly 69 48 79 4,004
14 Chestnut 68 55 76 1,716
15 Dawson 68 47 70 2,776
16 North Loop 67 54 85 5,064
17 South River City 64 50 70 6,254

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 55 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Dawson.

People in Dawson can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Dawson, Austin, TX

Dawson has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Dawson Austin apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Dawson has some public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Dawson on public transit.

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Dawson has about 2 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

Bike Score of Dawson, Austin, TX

Dawson is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Dawson

= Lowest Crime

Dawson has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Austin average.

Dawson Crime Rate

Compared to all Austin neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Dawson Austin?

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Mystic Java Cafe (formerly Jeanie's Java)

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El Gallo Restaurant

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2911 CONGRESS/LA VISTA

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2911 CONGRESS/LA VISTA

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Dawson

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Dawson

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Dawson is Talking About...

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