The boundaries of Cherry Creek include West Slaughter, Brodie Lane, Davis Lane, and FM 2304. Cherry Creek is prized for the nostalgic look to its community, full of older homes, mature trees and lots of open outdoor space -- all while remaining close to downtown Austin. The neighborhood is extremely family-friendly, which allows parents working within the city some respite from their busy day-to-day lives.
Attractions include parks like Garrison and Longview, as well as the Westgate shopping center and movie theater. The area is served by Austin 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. Languages taught include American Sign Language, Chinese, Spanish, and Japanese.
Most homes in Cherry Creek are one or two stories. The population density of Cherry Creek is 8,000 people, spread out over 1,928 square miles to equal a population density of 4,148 people per square mile. 40 is the most common age of Cherry Creek residents, also the age with the highest distribution of household income. The size of homes in Cherry Creek, most constructed from the 70s to the 90s, ranges from 1,300 to over 2,500 square feet. The price range is $130,000 to $200,000. Although new construction exists, most homes still have mature trees around them due to the age of the lots in Cherry Creek.