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Living in North University Austin

North University is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with 4,729 residents.

North University has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: West University, Hancock, University of Texas, Hyde Park, Triangle State, Windsor Road and Upper Boggy Creek.

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Walk Score of North University, Austin, TX

North University is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Hemphill Park

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Most errands can be accomplished on foot in North University Austin.

North University is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with a Walk Score of 81.

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

North University Neighborhood Ranking

Compare North University to other Austin neighborhoods.




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2 West University 85 67 89 15,907
3 University of Texas 81 76 80 7,468
4 North University 81 67 90 4,729
5 Triangle State 80 56 75 1,699
6 Central East Austin 79 55 79 4,429

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thumbnail for Hemphill ParkHemphill Park is a great spot for a picnic or a game of frisbee!

on Hemphill Park

Transit Score of North University, Austin, TX

North University has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find North University Austin apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

North University has good public transportation and about 8 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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North University has about 3 car shares from Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of North University, Austin, TX

North University is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.


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Crime in North University

= Lowest Crime

North University has less personal crime and more property crime per person than the Austin average.

North University Crime Rate

Compared to all Austin neighborhoods.

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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

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32nd and Lipscomb

thumbnail for SPEEDWAY/30THYour never far from great public art in Austin, such as this mural.


thumbnail for Austin Presbyterian Theological SeminaryThe Seminary stands right on the border of North University.

on Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

North University is Talking About...

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thumbnail for 32nd and LipscombNorth Campus is full of picturesque homes like these.

on 32nd and Lipscomb

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