McKinley Heights Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||21||30||$446,372||$314||$440,000||$297||3%|
*McKinley Heights Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of November 12th, 2019 at 8:00am CST.
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McKinley Heights Austin
Located in East Austin between East 12th Street and East Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, the McKinley Heights neighborhood straddles Airport Boulevard. The western portion of the community sits in the 78702 zip code while the eastern side is part of 78721. About 2 miles from the University of Texas at Austin and 3 miles from Downtown Austin, this area is conveniently located near arts, culture, and nightlife. With a Capital MetroRail station within 1 mile, McKinley Heights homes for sale are a short ride from the East Austin entertainment district and Downtown.
Original McKinley Heights homes for sale date back to the 1940s and 1950s. These quaint cottages and bungalows of less than 1,000 square feet are typically 2 bedrooms with vintage hardwood flooring and brick exteriors and retain the area's historic charm. More commonly available, renovated homes are 1,000 to 1,500 square feet with 3 bedrooms and detached studios. Updates include tile flooring, built-in cabinets, and stainless steel appliances.
Brand new homes from 2014 and 2015 are also on the market, with modern designs, 2 stories, 3 to 4 bedrooms and over 2,000 square feet. Packed with high-end features, these houses include quartz countertops, stained concrete floors, gourmet kitchens, and observation decks with downtown views. Wooden fences enclose private back yards with large shade trees while decks, patios, and grassy lawns provide comfortable venues for outdoor entertainment.
Where is McKinley Heights Austin?
McKinley Heights homes for sale are 3 miles northeast of Downtown Austin and 2 miles east of the University of Texas at Austin. To reach this neighborhood, take East 5th Street east out of Downtown. Turn left onto the Interstate 35 frontage road and continue to East 12th Street. Turn right on E. 12th Street and go 1.8 miles to McKinley Avenue, on the left. These homes are between Harvey Street and Tillery Street, E. Martin Luther Kink, Jr. Boulevard, and E. 12th Street.
Things to do near McKinley Heights
Near the hub of East Austin's innovative food scene, McKinley Heights is walking distance to many bars and restaurants. Residents can pop into Skylark Lounge, a blues dive bar, Dai Due, a butcher shop and restaurant, Haymaker, known for comfort food, and Mi Madre's Mexican food, all within about 1 mile. The Mueller development, about 1.5 miles away, offers a lakefront park, abundant shopping including HEB, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and the Thinkery, a children's museum. With the MLK, Jr. Station of Capital MetroRail and multiple Capital Metro bus routes nearby, Downtown Austin and UT Austin campus are easily accessed by public transportation.
McKinley Heights Schools
Austin ISD serves the McKinley Heights community. Students living west of Airport Boulevard attend Campbell Elementary (PK-5), Kealing Middle (6-8), and McCallum High School (9-12). Students east of Airport Boulevard attend Sims Elementary (PK-5), either Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy (6-8) or Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy (6-8) and Reagan High School (9-12). Daycares and private schools are within about 2.5 miles, such as Stepping Stone School (6 weeks – 5 years), Clearview Sudbury School (K-12), Acton Academy (2-12), and Odyssey School (5-12).
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