The Science of Good Living says that people in walkable neighborhoods weigh 6-10 lbs less and are happier and healthier. Short commutes reduce stress and increase community involvement. Walk Score helps people find a walkable place to live. Walk Score awards the Nelson House with a score of 77 which is VERY walkable… only 16% of Austin residents have a higher score! The average house in Austin has a score of 55. Stay with us and see why we love our neighborhood so much!