SoCo or South Congress is not just a neighborhood, but a state of mind. Actually, it’s not a neighborhood at all. SoCo is a vibrant district full of hip bars, eclectic shopping, great restaurants, historic clubs and just a great place to walk around and people watch. There are some apartments and condos on South Congress itself, but a lot of people that say they live in SoCo, either live in high priced Travis Heights or more affordable Bouldin Creek Neighborhoods. Scroll Down to Read our South Congress Neighborhood Guide.
South Congress Homes for Sale
SoCo South Congress Austin Neighborhood Map
SoCo is bordered by Riverside to the North, Travis Heights neighborhood to the East, Oltorf to the South and the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood to it’s West. If you’ve read about Travis Heights and Boulin Creek, you’re probably thinking that only leaves South Congress Ave. And…you’re right! South Congress is not a neighborhood, though many think it is. Explore other South Austin neighborhoods.
SoCo – South Congress Homes
Because there are no homes in South Austin’s SoCo – South Congress neighborhood, we’re going to show you the profile of the homes on either side of South Congress within walking distance.
Average SoCo – South Congress Homes
The average home within walking distance of the South Congress district meets the following profile:
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 1,600 sq ft
South Congress Sold Data – What South Congress Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in South Congress and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in South Congress? How many homes are currently for sale in South Congress? What’s the median sold price in South Congress? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in South Congress? How’s the South Congress market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our South Congress Sold Data Report.
SoCo – South Congress Schools
Children who live in South Austin’s SoCo – South Congress district are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Travis Heights Elementary School – 7/10
- Fulmore Middle School (now Sarah Lively Middle) – 4/10
- Travis High School – 5/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of October 2020. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Things to Do in SoCo – South Congress
The SoCo area is the perfect area to walk around and experience the Austin Vibe. You can’t beat the view of the Capital standing on South Congress and looking north towards downtown. You are in walking distance to Town Lake and the hike and bike trails. You can spend the evening watching the largest urban bat colony take flight nightly (March until November) from underneath the South Congress Bridge. There is plenty of thrift, vintage and ultra hip shopping up and down South Congress Avenue. Uncommon Objects started out as a small antique store in 1991 and now has grown to a one of the kind emporium. They are best described as “your eccentric uncle’s attic on steroids. Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds is a store offering a carnival atmosphere and crammed full of adult and children’s costumes, masks, wigs, props, makeup, accessories, etc…..On the First Thursday of every month South Congress turns into a block party suitable for all ages. The streets holds special events and live music. Stores run specials and offer free drinks. The restaurants and bars in the SoCo area offer specials as well.
Places to Eat in SoCo – South Congress
Vespaio is a bistro inspired cafe serving tasty pasta dishes, wood fired pizzas, an extensive wine menue and incredible desserts and pastries. Gueros is a taco bar that is housed in a former feed and seed store from the 1800’s. Gueros serve homemade corn tortillas and specialty dishes such as their Alambres and tacos al pastor. They also have a full service cantina serving iced cold cervezas and hand shaken margaritas. Home Slice Pizza is an independent neighborhood pizza joint serving New York style pizza by the slice or the whole pie.
Coffee in SoCo – South Congress
Jo’s is a small coffee shop with covered outdoor seating serving homemade baked goods, great sandwiches, breakfast tacos, all the classic hot coffee drinks plus their own iced coffee called the iced Turbo.
South Austin Realtor Specializing in South Congress
Raymond Stoklosa and Rebecca Jacks are South Austin Realtors specializing in South Congress homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in South Congress, Raymond and Rebecca know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in South Congress and Selling a Home in South Congress.