Riverside is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 11,395. Riverside is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Riverside offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Riverside there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Riverside and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Riverside are above average.
Renting an apartment in the Riverside area is as close as one can get to Downtown before having to pay a serious location premium. Living in Riverside means you’re 5-10 minutes from almost every Austin hotspot imaginable: Rainey St., The Eastside, South Congress, Downtown, Sixth Street, UT Campus and more. The immediate neighborhood is easily navigated via bike, scooter, or public transit — making it a perfect spot for those who don’t want to rely on a vehicle to get around. This area is home to both older and newer apartment complexes, making it a great location for renters of all budgets.