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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 Round Rock

    The unemployment rate in Round Rock is 3.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Round Rock jobs have Increased by 3.05 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Round Rock's cost of living is 3.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Round Rock's population is 115,997 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 275.12 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Round Rock is $233,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 39.42 percent.
    Round Rock public schools spend $9,658 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Round Rock.

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