Leander, TX Population

Population: 7,596. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,851 (+135.0% change)
Males: 3,842 (50.6%), Females: 3,754 (49.4%)

Williamson County

Zip codes: 78641, 78645.

Median resident age: 30.2 years
Median household income: $53,504
Median house value: $99,800

Races in Leander:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.5%)
  • Hispanic (15.9%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.6%), English (10.4%), United States (10.2%), Irish (9.7%), French (3.3%), Scottish (2.6%).

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leander

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leander city

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

5.7% Foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,171 (+121.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leander:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leander:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 30 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 35 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 38 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leander:

  • KITTIE HILL (about 5 miles; LEANDER, TX; Abbreviation: 77T)
  • LAGO VISTA TX – RUSTY ALLEN (about 10 miles; LAGO VISTA, TX; Abbreviation: 5R3)
  • GEORGETOWN MUNI (about 16 miles; GEORGETOWN, TX; Abbreviation: GTU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leander:

  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 21 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 37 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 44 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 51 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high schools in Leander:

  • LEANDER H S (Students: 2,074; Location: 3301 S BAGDAD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VISTA RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 401 S W ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LOTT DETENTION CENTER (Students: 1; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Leander:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 1303 LEANDER DRIVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Leander:

  • LEANDER MIDDLE (Students: 1,016; Location: 410 S W ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHARLOTTE COX ELEMENTARY (Students: 972; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ARTIE L HENRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 860; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BAGDAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 810; Location: 800 DEER CREEK DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLOCK HOUSE CREEK EL (Students: 799; Location: 401 CREEK RUN DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WHITESTONE EL (Students: 790; Location: 2000 CRYSTAL FALLS PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PATRICIA KNOWLES ELEMENTARY (Students: 717; Location: P O BOX 218; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAURA WELCH BUSH ELEMENTARY (Students: 597; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WILLIAMSON CO ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 204 W S ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • LEANDER EXTEND OPPOR CTR (Location: 300 S W ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Leander:

  • LIFESPRINGS ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: PO BOX 769; Grades: PK – 9)

Libraries

Library in Leander:

  • LEANDER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,127; Location: 406 MUNICIPAL DR; 8,746 books; 781 audio materials; 566 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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