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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 Round Rock


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Round Rock is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Round Rock jobs have Increased by 2.82 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Round Rock's cost of living is 0.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Round Rock's population is 100,764 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 63.54 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Round Rock is $186,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 13.40 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Round Rock public schools spend $11,443 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15 students per teacher in Round Rock.

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Round Rock Housing Market


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Good Jobs and not much else
I have lived here 2is years with my family. I have lived in many different cities and states. The positive things about here: Most people here are respectful, ex yes... (read more)
Austin & Round Rock Texas
My husband & I recently relocated to Round Rock, Texas which is 20 minutes north of Austin. We lived in New Orleans prior to coming to the Lone Star State. We actually... (read more)
Relocating
Hi I'm thinking of relocating from MI to the Austin area.I would like to know where is the best place to raise children and where is the best schools.Anything is better... (read more)
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