Leander

30.5788° N, 97.8531° W

Welcome to Leander

An emerging gem in the heart of Texas
 
Located within Williamson County, Leander stands as a vibrant community that balances the tranquility of suburban living with the convenience of city amenities. This city, with its rich history and rapid development, has become one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Texas. Leander’s charm lies not only in its scenic landscapes but also in its commitment to fostering a tight-knit community atmosphere, making it a sought-after destination for those looking to put down roots in a dynamic yet serene locale.
 
Leander's strategic location offers easy access to Austin's metropolitan area, providing residents with a perfect blend of peaceful suburban life and the hustle and bustle of city life. With a variety of housing options, residents can find everything from cozy single-family homes to luxurious estates that cater to diverse lifestyles and budgets. The area's growth is supported by a robust local economy and a job market that continues to expand, reflecting Leander's appeal to professionals and families alike.
 

What to Love

  • Diverse housing options
  • Excellent educational opportunities
  • Easy access to transportation and major highways
  • Scenic parks and outdoor activities
  • Growing local economy

Local Lifestyle

Living in Leander offers a lifestyle that balances outdoor adventure with community engagement. Residents enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including hiking, biking, and picnicking in the city’s numerous parks and green spaces. The community is known for its welcoming atmosphere, where neighbors often gather for local events and festivals. The emphasis on community involvement and local businesses fosters a sense of belonging and support among residents, making Leander not just a place to live, but a place to thrive.
 

Dining and Shopping

Leander’s dining scene offers a delightful mix of local eateries and international cuisines. For a taste of Texas, residents flock to Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria, known for its gourmet pizzas and casual dining experience. Meanwhile, Farm to Fork is a favorite for those seeking fresh, locally sourced dishes in a cozy, farm-to-table setting. For Mexican cuisine lovers, Jardin Corona serves up authentic flavors and family-friendly dining.
 
Shopping in Leander reflects the community's growth, with Leander Northline offering a mix of retail, dining, and entertainment options. For a unique shopping experience, Crystal Falls Town Center provides a variety of shops and services, from boutique clothing to specialty groceries. Additionally, the local farmers market is a popular destination for fresh produce and artisanal goods, supporting local farmers and craftsmen.
 

Things to Do

Leander is home to a wealth of activities catering to all ages and interests. Devine Lake Park offers residents a serene setting for fishing, kayaking, and picnicking, making it a perfect spot for a family outing or a relaxing day in nature. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round at Crystal Falls Golf Club, known for its challenging course and breathtaking views.
 
Cultural and community events are a cornerstone of life in Leander, with festivals, outdoor concerts, and movie nights fostering a strong community spirit. The city also takes pride in its historical heritage, with local museums and landmarks offering a glimpse into Leander’s rich past.
 

Real Estate in Leander

Overview for Leander, TX

57,696 people live in Leander, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $46,300. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,696

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

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

$46,300

Average individual Income

Around Leander, TX

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

25
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Freedom’s Secret Ingredient, Snow Dazed Shaved Ice, and Penny Royal Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.24 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.72 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Leander, TX

Leander has 19,100 households, with an average household size of 3.02. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Leander do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 57,696 people call Leander home. The population density is 1,528.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

57,696

Total Population

High

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

35

Median Age

48.68 / 51.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

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
19,100

Total Households

3.02

Average Household Size

$46,300

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Leander, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Leander. 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
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
William J Winkley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Florence W Stiles Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Leander Extended Opportunity
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Christine Camacho Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Founders Classical Academy Of Leander
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Whitestone Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Leander Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Bagdad Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
New Hope High School
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
Pleasant Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Knox Wiley Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Monta Jane Akin Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Jim Plain Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
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