Lakeway Area

A beautiful lake town near Austin

Welcome to Lakeway

Removed from Austin in the Texas Hill Country, Lakeway is a prosperous community with a competitive real estate market. As of 2020, the population was over 19,000, and the area continues to expand rapidly. It is best known for its beautiful landscapes, stunning sunsets, rolling hills, and access to Lake Travis. Lakeway’s lovely natural surroundings are filled with options for outdoor recreation, including golfing, boating, fishing, and hiking. Lakeway, TX combines luxury amenities, natural beauty, a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, and high quality of life.

What to Love

  • A beautiful lake town
  • Relaxing, laid back, comfortable atmosphere
  • Charming Lakeway, TX real estate options to choose from
  • Many great amenities and activities

Local Lifestyle - Living in Lakeway, TX

A prime location for lovers of everything outdoors, Lakeway, TX provides a recreational lifestyle with many properties directly on the lake. Its natural beauty goes hand-in-hand with activities like picnicking, swimming, scuba diving, tennis, and much more. Lakeway’s welcoming atmosphere and excellent school system make it a fitting place for professionals, families, and retirees. The community takes pride in Lakeway’s history, natural beauty, and growth trajectory.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Lakeway, TX

A New American diner serving pizza in a relaxed setting, The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen is a local favorite. The Grove has several locations throughout Greater Austin, and its menu has something for everyone, whether you prefer traditional dishes or one-of-a-kind creations. 


Artemis Mediterranean Grill serves classic Mediterranean food, from Greek pasta to fried calamari. Cafe Blue at Hill Country Galleria features exciting coastal fare and Caribbean cocktails. Designed to be ocean-themed and contemporary, the cafe is a local favorite and serves fresh seafood, steaks, and specialty dishes. Flores Mexican Restaurant is a local delight with Tex-Mex and genuine Mexican cuisine; its tortillas are prepared fresh daily.


Founded more than 25 years ago, Point of Origin is a great place to shop for home decor, jewelry, and clothing. All items are hand-picked with an emphasis on local products. Oh Yeah! opened in 2007 and has brought fun and excitement to the area ever since.

Things to Do in Lakeway, TX

With two playgrounds, trails, a dog park, a baseball field, and a beach, Lakeway City Park has much to recommend it. Its two miles of trails skirt the lakefront, where guests enjoy fishing and other water activities. The park also has a wildflower meadow and a butterfly garden.


Established in 1990, Hamilton Greenbelt features several miles of trails, making it ideal for biking, walking, or jogging (a couple of creeks contribute to the ambiance). The Greenbelt abuts Lake Travis, an artificial reservoir on the Colorado River created for flood control. People enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing on its waters.


Lakeway’s Lights On event takes place at the beginning of each Christmas season. Residents compete in reindeer games, roast marshmallows, and decorate cookies while a live band sings Christmas carols. And once Santa and Mrs. Claus light up the Trail of Lights, it is open every night until New Year’s Day. The trail sparkles with thousands of lights, allowing guests to spend hours exploring the light tunnel, animals, figurines, and other light displays.


Another Lakeway Christmas tradition is the Lake Travis Christmas Boat Parade. The massive event comprises houseboats, pontoons, runabouts, sailboats, and cruisers; it also gathers toys 

for underprivileged children around the US.


Lake Travis Independent School District serves Lakeway residents. After graduating from one of the area’s top-rated elementary schools, students may go on to attend:


Overview for Lakeway Area, TX

18,471 people live in Lakeway Area, 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

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


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Demographics and Employment Data for Lakeway Area, TX

Lakeway Area 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 Area 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 Area 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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Schools in Lakeway Area, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakeway Area. 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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