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Round Rock, TX

Round Rock is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
120,157
Round Rock Population7
$
49,558
Median Income6
5.4
%
Unemployment Rate17
 

City Score

 

Population

Round Rock is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States since 2010, particularly for 65- to 74-year olds which grew by 155%

Age

33.9
Median Age7
29.1
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Round Rock residents are predominantly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 16.8% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 48.7%

Race

42.3
%
Texas Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Round Rock has hot summers, mild winters, little rainfall, and almost no snow. The temperature drops to 32°F or below only 17 days per year, but reaches 90°F or above 114 days per year with an average temperature in July of 85°F

Weather

23
%
Chance of Rain11
58
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature36

 

Housing

The average home value in Round Rock increased by 56% since 2010 which is 13% higher than the national average and 2% higher than the state average

Rent

$
1,650
Monthly Average12
40
%
Renters37

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Round Rock is a low tax location with no state or local income tax, but sales tax 20% higher than the national average and property tax 62% higher than the national average.

Other

1.81
%
Property Tax21
8.25
%
Sales Tax19
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax21

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)38

 

Employment

Round Rock has a high employment rate of 95% which is 1% higher than the national average. The largest employers are Dell and Round Rock ISD

Income

12.6
%
<$25,0006
15.7
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry17

 

Politics

Round Rock is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results39

Representatives

Mayor27 Craig Morgan
Nonpartisan
House of Representative27 John Carter
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock, is 4.8 miles from the center of Round Rock, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E. Teague Veterans' Center, is 44.9 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Baylor Scott and White Medical Center-Temple, is 43.2 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical28 CBD Oil Only
Decriminalized28 No
 

Safety

In Texas, 35.5% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a decrease since 2000 when 41.7% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks29
No
Permit to Purchase Law29

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#22 2020 Best Cities to Live by Niche30
#69 2020 Best Cities to Retire by Niche31
#18 2020 Best Cities for Families by Niche32
 

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