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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Economy
-Entertainment

Cons

-Summer heat
-Cost of housing
-Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About Austin-Round Rock Metro Area


The Austin area continues to be regarded by most as the best choice in Texas, with a balance of a strong economy, good education, attractive housing, a relatively pleasant climate, and plenty to do. Highlights include the University of Texas, an important music scene, and a large high-tech industry, including Dell, Inc. in Round Rock, 20 miles north. The 50,000-student university is located on a large campus north of downtown. The walkable downtown preserves a small-town Texas feel and is packed with nightclubs and music venues, including the famous “Drag” and the Warehouse District. Music is mostly rock ’n’ roll, “hard” country, and blues.


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Quick Facts About Leander


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Leander is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Leander jobs have Increased by 2.82 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Leander's cost of living is 6.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Leander's population is 26,818 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 171.38 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Leander is $158,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.10 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Leander public schools spend $11,443 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Leander.

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Not so great place to live
I moved here from Arizona and before living in Az I was living in central California near the ocean. Living here in central Tx is a nightmare during the summer time, its... (read more)
leander small town great location..
i have lived in Leander for 10 years..it is small enough to let you live in quiet comfort..close enough to big city Austin to enjoy big city... (read more)
Leander, TX not too small
A bit of that small town feel with convenient stores and... (read more)
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