Located in Travis County, Lakeway is home to approximately 15,154 Texas residents. Many residents live in this community and work in the city of Austin. The average commute time is 33 minutes for residents in this area.
Students in this area are served by Lake Travis Independent School District. This school district is comprised of six elementary schools, two middle schools, and a high school. The district enrolls approximately 10,702 students annually.
Schools that enroll students in pre-kindergarten through grade five are West Cypress Hills Elementary School, Serene Hills Elementary School, Lakeway Elementary School, Lake Pointe Elementary School, Lake Travis Elementary School, and Bee Cave School. Schools that enroll students in grades six through eight are Hudson Middle School and Lake Travis Middle School. Students in grade nine through twelve attend Lake Travis High School.
The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 99.2 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 64 percent.
Lakeway Parks & Recreation
The parks and recreation department in Lakeway maintains 16 parks, recreational facilities, and city properties.
The Lakeway Activity Center required a membership and offers programs and activities for members. The center is located at 105 Cross Creek in the 78734 zip code area. They are open Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM. Adult programs offered includes Art Class, Holiday Projects, Mixed Media Arts, Line Dance, Martial Arts, Yoga, Tai Chi, and Landscape Design. Youth programs include Baby Sitter Training, Soccer Shots, Sportball, Culinary Arts, and Fencing.
Heritage Center Park is open for public visits from January to November. If you want to visit the center during the month of December, you’ll need an appointment. The center maintains historical records and recordings that include oral histories.
The Lakeway Skate Park sits on 9,000 square feet of land and features access to restrooms, picnic areas with grills, a volleyball court, a basketball court, and a rock-climbing wall. While in-line skates and skateboards are welcome at the skate park, the use of scooters and bikes is prohibited. The park is open to the public and has no admission fee.
The Lakeway Swim Center features a 25-yard pool with six lanes that is open all year. Other amenities include a family leisure pool, a frog slide, chess tables, picnic areas, concessions, restrooms, lockers, and trails for hiking. The center offer water aerobics and programs for youth and adults.
The average high temperature for this area is 85 degrees in August, but it does get as high as 97 degrees. The average low temperature is 50 degrees in January, but it does get as low as 41 degrees. The month with the most precipitation is September. Residents can breathe easy knowing that the pollution index is 85 percent better than the nation’s average. The air quality index is 17 percent better that the nation’s average.
Lakeway Real Estate
Of the occupied houses in Lakeway, approximately 81.8 percent are owed by a person living in the home. The median home value is $403,800.