Cardiff

Cardiff

A walkable, laidback community with a lot of active residents.

Welcome to Cardiff

Cardiff is a vibrant neighborhood located in north-central Austin. Locals love it for its relaxed atmosphere and active lifestyle. Cardiff has something to offer everyone, whether you're looking for a place to call home or are just visiting. 

Cardiff is a great neighborhood for those who want to be close to the action but still enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. The neighborhood is very walkable, with plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops within easy reach. And because Cardiff is located in north-central Austin, it enjoys a temperate climate year-round.

The predominant architecture in Cardiff is bungalow style, which fits well with the neighborhood's relaxed vibe. There are also a few historic homes in the area that date back to the early 1900s.

What to Love

There are plenty of things that make Cardiff appealing, including:

  • Cardiff is located in north-central Austin, making it easy to get to all of the action in the city
  • The neighborhood has a very laidback atmosphere, perfect for those who want to relax after a long day
  • Cardiff is known for its active lifestyle, with plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops within walking distance
  • Cardiff enjoys a temperate climate year-round, making it a great place to live no matter what season it is

Local Lifestyle

The overall vibe and ambiance in Cardiff is very laidback and relaxed. The bungalow-style architecture is a perfect fit for the neighborhood, and there are plenty of parks and green spaces to enjoy. The locals are active and friendly, and there's always something going on.

Cardiff is the perfect place to call home for those who want to be close to the action but still enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping 

Cardiff has plenty of dining, entertainment, and shopping options. Several local restaurants and bars are within walking distance for those who want to stay close to home. And for those who want to venture out, downtown Austin is only a short drive away.

One of the best places to shop in Cardiff is the Seaside market. This upscale grocery store has a wide selection of seafood, meat, and produce. And if you want some culinary treats, VG Donuts is the spot for delicious donuts or coffee-loving people that want something different than your average fast food joint. They offer both sweet treats as well as salty ones.

Another must-try place is Besta Wan Pizza. They offer a wide variety of pizzas with different toppings, salads, and other sides. And for those who are looking for a little nightlife, Cardiff has several bars and clubs to choose from.

Things to Do

Cardiff is a great place to live for those who want to be close to the action but still enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. The neighborhood has plenty of dining, entertainment, and shopping options within walking distance, and downtown Austin is only a short drive away. 

Cardiff offers many attractions to keep you busy, including the Kook Run. This annual 5k race event involves people dressing up kooky (surfers who are not skilled) and participating in fun activities with their pets. 

There's also a large dog festival each summer that celebrates canines of all kinds - from sports demonstrations or obedience classes to agility courses for those pesky fetch balls out on grass fields. 


Overview for Cardiff, CA

11,973 people live in Cardiff, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $60,519. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,973

Total Population

42.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$60,519

Average individual Income

Around Cardiff, CA

There's plenty to do around Cardiff, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

44
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Spirit Bird Life, Headline Graphics, and Luminosity Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.56 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.33 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.92 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.11 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cardiff, CA

Cardiff has 4,522 households, with an average household size of 2.64. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cardiff do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,973 people call Cardiff home. The population density is 4,132.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,973

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.1

Median Age

52.43 / 47.57%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,522

Total Households

2.64

Average Household Size

$60,519

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cardiff, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cardiff. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ada W. Harris Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available

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