This charming town is considered one of Austin's oldest neighborhoods.

Overview for Clarksville, TX

9,695 people live in Clarksville, where the median age is 35.9 and the average individual income is $89,482.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35.9 years

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Welcome to Clarksville

This charming town is considered one of Austin's oldest neighborhoods.


Clarksville Real Estate

    Built along the rolling hills overlooking the Texas Capitol, Clarksville is one of Austin's oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 1871, the town is filled with quaint, narrow streets and an eclectic mix of architecture, including many historic bungalows, elegant Victorians, and modern designs. A number of apartment buildings mixed with high-end condominiums and townhomes add to the diversity of housing and residents.

    Located at the base of Old West Austin, a city and county seat of Red River County, Clarksville is part of the National Register of Historic Places, the federal government’s list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that it believes are worthy of preservation. Ethnically and economically diverse, this neighborhood offers a unique, rich history and woodsy ambiance. 

    What to Love

    • One of Texas’ oldest neighborhoods
    • An eclectic mix of architecture
    • Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places

    People & Lifestyle

    Maintaining a population of a little more than 3,000 residents, Clarksville has a median home value of about $53K. Residents here are predominantly young families, and the town’s vibrant historic district offers an endless array of entertainment.

    Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

    Clarksville offers a range of dining options, from casual to upscale. Local favorites include Jeffrey’s, featuring dry-aged prime beef and French American classics, and Cipollina, which offers handmade pastas, wood-fired pizzas, and other Italian staples. Grab a table at Clark’s Oyster Bar to experience an upscale-casual seafood spot with an open kitchen, marble-topped bar, and indoor and outdoor seating. Josephine House offers lunch, afternoon snacks, and evening drinks and is perfect for special events.

    Things to Do

    History is a primary part of the Clarksville experience. Several historically significant buildings exist here, including The Castle, built in 1869. Formerly the Texas Military Institute, this unique Victorian Gothic building is considered the oldest existing college building in Texas. It is a designated Austin landmark. 

    Originally built by a formerly enslaved man just after the Civil War, the 1879 Haskell House stands as a reminder of Clarksville’s historical roots. Across generations, the home has served as a place of worship and the site of a popular lunch program for seniors. In 1976, the house was deeded to the City and became a symbol of the Freedom Colony’s early history.

    The 39-acre Castle Hill Historic District contains 175 properties and 16 city landmarks, including Fire House #4 and a "Moonlight Tower" at the corner of West 12th and Blanco Streets. Primarily residential, this district is the location of many architecturally significant homes.

    The popular Mary Baylor Clarksville Pocket Park includes a splash pad, a shaded play area with two sets of swings, and a great spot to picnic under the trees. Additional amenities include basketball courts and a multipurpose field.

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    Demographics and Employment Data for Clarksville, TX

    Clarksville has 5,572 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Clarksville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,695 people call Clarksville home. The population density is 5,556.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


    Total Population


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


    Median Age

    54.52 / 45.48%

    Men vs Women

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    Education Level

    • Less Than 9th Grade
    • High School Degree
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    0 to 14 Minutes
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    Schools in Clarksville, TX

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    The following schools are within or nearby Clarksville. 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.
    School rating
    Austin St Hospital
    1st - 12th
    No rating available
    Austin Independent School District Child Development Center
    PreK - PreK
    No rating available
    Mathews Elementary
    PreK - 6th
    9th - 12th

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