Leander

Leander

Where Growth Meets Hill Country Charm.

Welcome to Leander

Where Growth Meets Hill Country Charm.

Leander, a vibrant community on the northeast edge of the Texas Hill Country, promises a perfect blend of scenic beauty and suburban amenities, just a stone's throw away from Austin's dynamic urban scene. Leander has evolved into a bustling city that maintains its small-town feel.

Nestled amidst rolling hills and clear blue skies, Leander presents a diverse range of housing options, from cozy first homes to expansive executive estates. In addition, Leander's strategic location offers seamless access to the broader attractions of Central Texas, ensuring residents can enjoy both the tranquility of hill country living and the conveniences of city life.
 

What to Love

  • Scenic Hill Country Views: Breathtaking landscapes that embody the natural beauty of Texas.
  • Rapid Community Growth: A testament to Leander's rising popularity and thriving local economy.
  • Educational Excellence: The Leander Independent School District provides top-notch education.

Local Lifestyle

Residents cherish a lifestyle that strikes a perfect balance between rural tranquility and suburban activity. Days here can begin with a hike along the city's numerous nature trails and end with an outing at one of the many community parks or a night out enjoying local cuisine. The sense of togetherness is strong, with neighbors often coming together for local events, from the Bluegrass Festival to the Tricks & Treats Spooktacular. This city embodies a lifestyle where both relaxation and excitement are just around the corner, making it an ideal place for those looking to put down roots in a dynamic yet serene setting.

Dining and Shopping

Sharks Burger offers an array of made-to-order burgers and mouthwatering American classics, making it a favorite spot for casual dining and comfort food lovers. Its laid-back atmosphere and friendly service encapsulate the welcoming spirit of Leander.
 
Meanwhile, Poke Fit introduces a fresh, healthy dining option with its delicious custom poke bowls. Mouton’s Southern Bistro serves up a taste of the South with its delightful array of Southern dishes and homestyle cooking, offering a cozy dining experience that feels like home.
 
For shopping enthusiasts, The Shops at Crystal Falls and Crystal Falls Town Center provide a variety of retail options, from local boutiques to national brands.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

The Leander Trail of Trains offers an enchanting walk through history, where visitors can explore the rich railway heritage of Leander amidst the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. This scavenger hunt trail captivates both train enthusiasts and casual explorers with its unique blend of historical significance and scenic views.

The Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course is a dynamic outdoor venue that caters to both sports enthusiasts and nature lovers, featuring an 18-hole disc golf course set against a backdrop of picturesque landscapes alongside playgrounds, hiking trails, a skate park, barbecue grills, and open green space.

The 45-acre Devine Lake Park provides a serene escape with its expansive lake and natural surroundings, ideal for fishing, picnicking, and kayaking. The park's trails and open spaces offer a peaceful retreat for those looking to connect with nature and unwind.
 
The Crystal Falls Golf Club challenges golfers of all skill levels with its meticulously designed 18-hole course that showcases stunning vistas of the Texas Hill Country. The club is celebrated for its well-maintained greens, friendly staff, and the overall quality of the golfing experience it provides.
 
Annual events like the Old Town Street Festival bring the community together in the heart of Leander with a vibrant celebration featuring live music, food vendors, a pie-eating contest, and more. Liberty Fest is another highlight of the city's social calendar, offering entertainment, live performances, and a spectacular fireworks display to commemorate Independence Day.
 

Schools


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 Snow Dazed Shaved Ice, Freedom’s Secret Ingredient, and Dave's Tennis.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.61 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.12 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.81 miles 11 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

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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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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
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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