Data analytics site NeighborhoodX a broad study of affordability in major U.S. cities and, as part of that, is identifying and analyzing the 10 least expensive market-rate properties in different neighborhoods.
This chart excerpts part of their research on Austin, looking at the 10 most affordable properties in Manchaca.
An unincorporated Travis County community about 12 miles southwest of Downtown Austin, Manchaca has fewer than 2,000 residents. So it’s both a small, rural town and a bedroom community.
The 10 most affordable properties in Manchaca range from $249,000 to $239,000. The most affordable is $249,990 (a 1,402-square-foot house currently under construction at 11305 Birlandier Court).
On a per-square-foot basis, the prices range from $135 to $178 per square foot.