Lakeway, Texas

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Lakeway, Texas
City
Location of Lakeway, Texas
Coordinates: 30°21′55″N 97°58′34″W / 30.36528°N 97.97611°W / 30.36528; -97.97611Coordinates: 30°21′55″N 97°58′34″W / 30.36528°N 97.97611°W / 30.36528; -97.97611
CountryUnited States United States
StateTexas Texas
CountyTravis
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Dave DeOme
Mayor Pro Tem Dave Taylor
Bruce Harris
Dee Ann Burns
Joe Bain
Jim Powell
Phil Brown
 • City ManagerSteve Jones
Area
 • Total6.1 sq mi (15.7 km2)
 • Land5.8 sq mi (15.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total11,391
 • Density1,379.4/sq mi (532.6/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes78734, 78738
Area code(s)512
FIPS code48-40984[2]
GNIS feature ID1339552[3]
WebsiteCity of Lakeway
 
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Lakeway, Texas
City
Location of Lakeway, Texas
Coordinates: 30°21′55″N 97°58′34″W / 30.36528°N 97.97611°W / 30.36528; -97.97611Coordinates: 30°21′55″N 97°58′34″W / 30.36528°N 97.97611°W / 30.36528; -97.97611
CountryUnited States United States
StateTexas Texas
CountyTravis
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Dave DeOme
Mayor Pro Tem Dave Taylor
Bruce Harris
Dee Ann Burns
Joe Bain
Jim Powell
Phil Brown
 • City ManagerSteve Jones
Area
 • Total6.1 sq mi (15.7 km2)
 • Land5.8 sq mi (15.0 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total11,391
 • Density1,379.4/sq mi (532.6/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes78734, 78738
Area code(s)512
FIPS code48-40984[2]
GNIS feature ID1339552[3]
WebsiteCity of Lakeway

Lakeway is a city in Travis County, Texas, United States. The population was 11,391 at the 2010 census; up from 8,002 in 2000. The city is located on Lake Travis.[citation needed] It is an exurb in Greater Austin.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lakeway is located at 30°21′55″N 97°58′34″W / 30.365307°N 97.976154°W / 30.365307; -97.976154 (30.365307, -97.976154)[5], 16 miles (26 km) west of Austin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.18 square miles (15.7 km2), of which, 5.8 square miles (15.0 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2) of it (4.45%) is water.

The town of Lakeway began with the construction of a 48-room hotel, the Lakeway Inn, now Lakeway Resort and Spa, a 168-room full service resort. Ground was broken October 1962 and the grand opening was July 12, 1963. Honored guests included Lady Bird Johnson and Texas Governor John Connally.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,002 people, 3,124 households, and 2,496 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,379.4 people per square mile (532.7/km2). There were 5,249 housing units at an average density of 1,119.5 per square mile (233.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.4% White, 1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.2% Asian, % from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

There were 3,124 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $86,862, and the median income for a family was $94,266. Males had a median income of $70,211 versus $38,879 for females. The per capita income for the city was $45,765. About 1.8% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Lakeway is served by the Lake Travis Independent School District.[6] Five elementary schools, Lake Travis Elementary School, Lakeway Elementary School,and Serene Hills Elementary School, serve sections of Lakeway.[7] Two middle schools located in unincorporated areas outside of Lakeway, Hudson Bend Middle School and Lake Travis Middle School, take sections of Lakeway.[8] All of Lakeway is zoned to Lake Travis High School.

Lakeway Regional Medical Center[edit]

The Lakeway Regional Medical Center includes a 200,000-square-foot (19,000 m2) general hospital off Ranch Road 620.[9]

The 54-acre (220,000 m2) development will include:

The First Portion of the Medical Center that opened was the hospital, which opened in April 2012 with 100 beds. The hospital will be able to expand to 200 beds. It will have an imaging center with an MRI, CT scanner and X-ray machine; a 16-bed emergency room and heliport; lab services; and an outpatient clinic. It will also include facilities for cardiovascular treatment, orthopedics, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, nephrology and dialysis, and an infusion center.

Other points of interest[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/4840984.html
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b Brick, Michael. "Closing of murder case involving UT grads opens window into shadowy business of marijuana dealing." The Dallas Morning News. September 26, 2010. Retrieved on February 17, 2013. "When his mother remarried, Ricky joined his father in Lakeway, an exurban city of stone mini-mansions and wandering deer."
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Zoning." City of Lakeway. Retrieved on November 22, 2008.
  7. ^ Elementary attendance boundaries. Lake Travis Independent School District. Retrieved on November 22, 2008.
  8. ^ Middle school attendance boundaries. Lake Travis Independent School District. Retrieved on November 22, 2008.
  9. ^ "Lakeway Regional Medical Center". Lakewayregionalmedicalcenter.blogspot.com. 2008-10-22. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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