Leander, TX

36,204 Population
23 square miles 1,572.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,572.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.5%
was 52.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.9%
was 7.2%
 
Percent Under 18
33.0%
was 33.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
7.0%
was 6.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 2.9
Ranked 7th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
4.8%
was 4.5%
 
Median Household Income
$83,550
was $80,178
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
36.2
35.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
137.5
was 84.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,097.5
was 1,096.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,137
was 10,126
 
Median Rent
$1,461
was $1,353
 
Total Building Permits
656
was 628
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,619
was 9,595
 
Homeownership Rate
78.7%
was 76.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
656
was 420
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
376.6
was 439.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.6%
was 19.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 208
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.4
was 3.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
69.6
was 68.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
22.2
was 22.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.1%
was 91.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.8%
was 98.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.6%
was 90.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.7%
was 32.4%
 

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