Residents enjoy access to waterside parks, open spaces, lush greenery, and beautiful lake views.
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Overview for Lakeway, TX

18,471 people live in Lakeway, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $74,997. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49.2 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Welcome to Lakeway

A sunny, affluent community with exceptional natural beauty and endless opportunities to explore the outdoors
The Lakeway Community is located near the shore of Lake Travis, just 30 minutes from Downtown Austin. The village was founded on the site of a 2,700-acre ranch and incorporated in 1974. Once a sparsely populated retirement town, Lakeway has recently seen a population surge as families and second-home weekenders looking to enjoy a laid-back lifestyle moved to the community.
Residents enjoy access to waterside parks, open spaces, lush greenery, and beautiful lake views. The community also offers various luxury amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses, spa facilities, a private airport, and hiking and biking trails. 
The real estate market comprises pristine lake houses, sprawling single-family homes, luxury estates, and vacant lots. Luxury homes for sale in Lakeway can be found in neighborhoods like The Hills and Rough Hollow. There are plenty of waterfront homes in Rough Hollow with private docks or boat slips at the nearby club marina. Families who prefer golf course living will love the real estate options in The Hills and Falcon Head. 

What to Love

  • Relaxed and serene laid-back lake life on Lake Travis
  • World-class golf clubs in the area
  • Abundant access to family-friendly activities

Local Lifestyle

What started as a prestigious small retirement town has since grown to become a lakeside oasis for families who want to raise their children in the serenity of Hill Country and access high-performing schools. Residents of the area also include retirees and young professionals who enjoy Lakeway’s sparse suburban feel and outdoor atmosphere. Many residents value the peace of mind that comes with spending a lot of time outdoors. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lakeway has everything you could need within reach. One place to eat is Plate by Dzintra, an upscale restaurant that serves New American cuisine in a stylish space with a relaxed vibe.
High Five is the premier family entertainment venue in Lakeway. It features a full-service restaurant, 28 bowling lanes, a two-story laser tag arena, a video game arcade, and an upscale bar and lounge.
The Oasis on Lake Travis is the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas — an excellent place to enjoy delicious nachos, salads, and margaritas while taking in the breathtaking views and, quite possibly, the most spectacular sunset you’ll ever see. 
You also have plenty of shopping options at Hill Country Galleria, which features major brand-name shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and a grocery store. The Oaks at Lakeway serves as the town center and offers shopping, dining, entertainment, bowling, and professional services.  

Things to do

Lakeway is a recreational mecca with breathtaking views of Lake Travis and the surrounding Hill Country. Whether your passion is biking, hiking, jogging, tennis, golf, or boating, this is the ideal place to enjoy relaxing outdoors. 
Lakeway Marina is the perfect venue for family fun on the water. Whether you’re renting kayaks or pontoons for a fun afternoon with friends or securing jet skis for more adventurous adults, there is a wide variety of aquatic entertainment options for people of all ages. 
The Canyonlands is a haven for hikers and mountain bikers, especially in the fall, when the foliage takes on a spectacular shift in color. The extensive trail network offers a chance to see wildlife as you ascend to the lookout at the top of Mt. Lakeway. 
The Lakeway Resort & Spa features a boutique spa with lake views, a pool playground, and extensive event and meeting space. There is also plenty to discover here, including wine tours, water sports, and golfing. 


Lakeway is zoned within the Lake Travis Independent School District. Students may attend:

Demographics and Employment Data for Lakeway, TX

Lakeway has 7,458 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakeway do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,471 people call Lakeway home. The population density is 1,461.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.97 / 51.03%

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Commute Time

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Around Lakeway, TX

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

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Poke Hookup, Lakeway Botanicals, and Kitli.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.03 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.81 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.89 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.12 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Lakeway, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakeway. 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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Lake Travis Elementary
PreK - 5th
Serene Hills Elementary
PreK - 5th
PreK - 5th

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