Leander, Texas

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Population in 2017: 49,234 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +548.2%
Males: 24,111  (49.0%)
Females: 25,123  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78641.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,100 (it was $53,504 in 2000)
Leander:

$72,100
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,466 (it was $20,263 in 2000)

Leander city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,197 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Leander:

$216,197
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,921; detached houses: $288,611; townhouses or other attached units: $139,825; in 2-unit structures: $33,653; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,942; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $77,748; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $376,456

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leander: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Black residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 2.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Leander, TX (2017)
    • 24,93261.7%White alone
    • 10,92527.0%Hispanic
    • 1,8734.6%Two or more races
    • 1,5443.8%Black alone
    • 1,0882.7%Asian alone
    • 470.1%American Indian alone
    • 190.05%Other race alone

Races in Leander detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Leander, Texas as of November 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leander is 494 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Leander by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.6)
4
(14.8)
2
(7.1)
2
(6.5)
10
(30.2)
13
(35.8)
19
(46.7)
22
(47.6)
27
(50.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.4)
2
(10.9)
3
(12.9)
3
(11.2)
3
(10.5)
2
(6.8)
3
(11.1)
3
(10.6)
4
(13.0)
1
(3.0)
8
(22.0)
4
(9.8)
5
(10.8)
3
(5.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(173.5)
16
(87.2)
35
(151.0)
29
(108.7)
22
(76.8)
23
(78.4)
13
(48.0)
36
(127.5)
20
(65.2)
27
(81.5)
28
(77.0)
23
(56.6)
31
(67.1)
18
(33.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(322.3)
54
(294.2)
61
(263.2)
52
(194.9)
40
(139.6)
35
(119.4)
36
(132.9)
53
(187.7)
44
(143.5)
45
(135.9)
49
(134.8)
57
(140.2)
73
(157.9)
44
(82.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(1,103)
242
(1,318)
356
(1,536)
295
(1,106)
231
(806.4)
249
(849.1)
309
(1,141)
291
(1,030)
277
(903.5)
302
(912.1)
334
(918.7)
377
(927.4)
426
(921.7)
443
(825.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(80.6)
9
(49.0)
15
(64.7)
20
(75.0)
13
(45.4)
7
(23.9)
5
(18.5)
8
(28.3)
15
(48.9)
18
(54.4)
16
(44.0)
21
(51.7)
24
(51.9)
14
(26.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(24.8)
2
(10.9)
3
(12.9)
7
(26.2)
5
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(29.5)
2
(7.1)
2
(6.5)
3
(9.1)
6
(16.5)
3
(7.4)
4
(8.7)
3
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)111.697.9119.189.064.272.981.291.072.391.7105.8102.7106.889.5

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City-data.com crime index in Leander, TX

Crime rate in Leander detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (10.6%), American (10.0%), English (5.5%), Irish (4.6%), European (3.4%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.47 square miles.

Population density: 6,587 people per square mile   (high).

Leander, Texas map

3,094 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,432 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,740 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Round Rock, TX (11.6 miles , pop. 61,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (19.2 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (86.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Cedar Park, TX (2.0 miles ),
Jonestown, TX (2.5 miles ),
Liberty Hill, TX (2.8 miles ),
Anderson Mill, TX (2.8 miles ),
Brushy Creek, TX (2.9 miles ),
Volente, TX (3.0 miles ),
Jollyville, TX (3.1 miles ),
Hudson Bend, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.56 N, Longitude: 97.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,663 (-28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,032 (15.2%)

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Leander, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leander, TX in 2017

Property values in Leander, TX

Leander satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 1998: 193 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 179 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2000: 530 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2001: 472 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2002: 773 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2003: 627 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2004: 584 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2005: 824 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2006: 1131 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2007: 611 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 396 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2009: 367 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2010: 242 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2011: 325 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2012: 420 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2013: 656 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2014: 1079 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2015: 1178 buildings, average cost: $305,300
  • 2016: 1551 buildings, average cost: $335,400
  • 2017: 1608 buildings, average cost: $319,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Leander, TX residents
Average permit cost in Leander, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Leander, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (14.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Leander, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Leander, Texas

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Leander, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0938
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.94
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Leander-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Leander city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leander-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 329.0 miles away from Leander center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from Leander center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Leander center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 332.6 miles away from Leander center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Leander center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Williamson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leander topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Leander:

  • APPLETREE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (2600 TUMLINSON FORT DR)
  • COUNTY GLEN COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (308 COUNTY GLEN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Leander:

  • NEW HOPE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • BIO-MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • THE ISLE AT CEDAR RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • LAKE AREA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • SAGEBROOK SN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • HILL COUNTRY COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)
  • CEDAR PARK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CEDAR PARK, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leander:

  • Concordia University-Texas (about 10 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • Austin Community College District (about 20 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 21 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 24 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Central Texas College (about 39 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 43 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 47 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

Public high schools in Leander:

  • LEANDER H S (Students: 2,284, Location: 3301 S BAGDAD RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROUSE H S (Students: 832, Location: 1222 RAIDER WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • NEW HOPE H S (Students: 39, Location: 401 S W ST, Grades: 11-12)
  • LEANDER CHARTER ACADEMY (Location: 1650 CR 271, Grades: PK-12, Charter school)
  • FOUNDERS CLASSICAL ACADEMY OF LEANDER (Location: 1303 LEANDER DR, Grades: KG-10, Charter school)

Private high school in Leander:

  • HARBOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 82, Location: 17317 FM 1431, Grades: UG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leander:

  • KNOX WILEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,075, Location: 1526 RAIDER WAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • WILLIAM J WINKLEY EL (Students: 807, Location: 2100 POW WOW, Grades: PK-5)
  • WHITESTONE EL (Students: 774, Location: 2000 CRYSTAL FALLS PKWY, Grades: PK-5)
  • LEANDER MIDDLE (Students: 752, Location: 410 S W ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • BLOCK HOUSE CREEK EL (Students: 751, Location: 401 CREEK RUN DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • PLEASANT HILL EL (Students: 693, Location: 1800 HORIZON PARK, Grades: PK-5)
  • JIM PLAIN EL (Students: 685, Location: 501 S BROOK DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • BAGDAD EL (Students: 579, Location: 800 DEER CREEK DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • FLORENCE W STILES MIDDLE (Location: 3250 BARLEY RD, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Leander

Library in Leander:

  • LEANDER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $417,980; Location: 1011 S BAGDAD RD; 27,420 books; 1,589 audio materials; 2,475 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leander: Leander Volunteer Fire Department (A), Leander Fire and Rescue Station 2 (B), Williamson County Emergency Medical Services Leander (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leander include: Leander Presbyterian Church (A), Leander Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bagdad Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Casa LAGO Resort (1900 American Drive).

Birthplace of: Paul Thompson (American football) - Football player.

Williamson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leander and their reported violations in the past:

LIL BITS WATER WORKS (Population served: 360, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
VOLENTE BEACH RESTAURANT (Population served: 250, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Leander (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Leander Banking Center at 651 North Us Highway 183, Building D, branch established on 2006/12/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Leander H-E-b Instore Branch at 651 North Us Hwy 183, branch established on 2007/02/23. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Leander Branch at 201 Highway 183 North, branch established on 1986/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Leander:

Marital status in Leander, TX
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Leander:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Leander
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leander, TX (based on Williamson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,975193
Catholic46,50310
Mainline Protestant27,14347
Other17,76337
Black Protestant1,4528
Orthodox5765
None264,267-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Williamson County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 193
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

24.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Williamson County:

12.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leander:

47.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leander:

9.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leander:

33.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Leander:

57.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leander, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$219,071$77,3190$0
Firefighters 28$142,741$61,1750$0
Parks and Recreation 23$72,199$37,6697$6,290
Streets and Highways 18$71,450$47,6330$0
Police - Other 14$45,843$39,2940$0
Water Supply 12$41,964$41,9640$0
Other and Unallocable 12$31,631$31,6310$0
Other Government Administration 11$75,628$82,5030$0
Financial Administration 10$34,638$41,5660$0
Solid Waste Management 3$10,083$40,3320$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,634$42,5361$1,134
Health 2$6,567$39,4020$0
Fire - Other 1$3,281$39,3720$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 171$765,730$53,7358$7,424

Leander government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,736,000 ($96.19)
    Water Utilities: $2,260,000 ($45.90)
    Sewerage: $713,000 ($14.48)
    General - Other: $442,000 ($8.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $320,000 ($6.50)
    Police Protection: $195,000 ($3.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000 ($2.88)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,527,000 ($173.19)
    Police Protection: $3,864,000 ($78.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,613,000 ($53.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,064,000 ($41.92)
    Central Staff Services: $1,612,000 ($32.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,537,000 ($31.22)
    Sewerage: $1,185,000 ($24.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,180,000 ($23.97)
    Libraries: $517,000 ($10.50)
    Financial Administration: $431,000 ($8.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $427,000 ($8.67)
    General Public Buildings: $368,000 ($7.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $355,000 ($7.21)
    Health - Other: $164,000 ($3.33)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,136,000 ($104.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $394,000 ($8.00)
    Other - General - Other: $111,000 ($2.25)
    Other - Financial Administration: $91,000 ($1.85)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($0.45)
    Other - Health - Other: $20,000 ($0.41)
    Other - Police Protection: $14,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $210,000 ($4.27)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($1.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($1.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($1.28)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,479,000 ($172.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $942,000 ($19.13)

Leander government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,341,000 ($67.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,157,000 ($23.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,015,000 ($20.62)
    Other: $37,000 ($0.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000 ($3.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,429,000 ($29.02)
    Highways: $371,000 ($7.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $423,000 ($8.59)
    Special Assessments: $291,000 ($5.91)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($0.89)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($0.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($0.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,069,000 ($245.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $107,000 ($2.17)
    Highways: $100,000 ($2.03)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $11,162,000 ($226.71)
    Other License: $3,579,000 ($72.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,039,000 ($41.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,152,000 ($23.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.04)

Leander government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $177,315,000 ($3601.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,005,000 ($3574.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,310,000 ($26.61)

Leander government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,013,000 ($122.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,579,000 ($357.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $925,000 ($18.79)

12.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.02%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($377 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Travis County, TX  5.11% ($63,136 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.38% ($71,450)
from Bell County, TX  0.31% ($56,650)


9.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Travis County, TX  3.87% ($62,041 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.34% ($49,721)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($58,381)
Businesses in Leander, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leander:

  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTXZ (1560 AM; 3 kW; WEST LAKE HILLS, TX; Owner: NOGALES BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leander:

  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KQJZ (92.1 FM; HUTTO, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNLE-FM (88.1 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: IXOYE PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • KAZI (88.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: AUSTIN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • KHLB-FM (106.9 FM; BURNET, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Leander:

  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPX-CA (Channel 48; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPZ-CA (Channel 64; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
Leander fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Leander fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 59Number of bridges
  • 994ft / 303mTotal length
  • $27,000Total costs
  • 513,257Total average daily traffic
  • 26,441Total average daily truck traffic
  • 909,276Total future (year 1900) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leander, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 262000-2009
  • 172010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Leander, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED120$157,88969$170,978144$150,5948$57,51314$130,9671$102,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$146,6634$128,40317$152,4861$23,1701$93,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$146,8567$137,56348$144,87510$26,4764$130,1331$51,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$164,8278$171,20448$149,1922$23,9154$98,0330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$180,9602$210,24510$147,1480$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.02 , 0203.03, 0203.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$227,26810$185,6581$130,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$201,4543$216,4130$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$330,1400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$239,6002$208,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$171,2100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.02 , 0203.03, 0203.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leander, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leander, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 141. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 289 took place in 2011, and the least - 46 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Leander, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.8%), and Structure Fires (39.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leander, TX
    • 1,21550.8%Outside Fires
    • 94639.5%Structure Fires
    • 1636.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 682.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leander, TX
Most common first names in Leander, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert7172.5 years
James6373.6 years
John6275.0 years
Mary6279.6 years
William6075.8 years
Charles3969.7 years
George3277.3 years
Dorothy2976.8 years
Donald2473.1 years
Richard2370.8 years
Most common last names in Leander, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis3779.7 years
Smith3474.1 years
Williams2577.0 years
Jones2177.5 years
Moore1878.3 years
Johnson1875.3 years
Taylor1571.0 years
Anderson1577.2 years
Brown1574.7 years
Baker1574.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leander, TX
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leander, TX
  • 67.4%Electricity
  • 30.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Leander compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Leander on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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