Southeast Austin lies between IH-35 and Highway 183, as well as Highway 71 and the Colorado River. Neighborhoods include East Riverside, Oltorf, Onion Creek and Willow Creek.
Southeast Austin is popular due to its pairing of affordability and proximity to downtown and airport. As a result, many students attending the University of Texas live in this area, as well as many employees of the Austin-Bergstrom InternationalAirport. Southeast Austin is also home to McKinney State Park, a long list of parks, and a variety of shops, restaurants and even a brewery.
Southeast Austin is served by Austin ISD, as well as Del Valle ISD. AISD has a large, diverse student body. 124 schools educate 86,000 students. 62% of the schools in the district received Exemplary or Recognized ratings, and 99% passed the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Del Valle ISD encompasses 14 schools and 11,000 students. The district stresses bonds between children, parents, their schools and their communities.
Homes in Southeast Austin are generally considered starter homes due to their affordability. Many are ideal for new couples or families, young professionals and students. Southeast Austin offers a wide variety of construction, including apartments, high and low end neighborhoods, as well as golf courses and subdivisions.