DATA: See how Leander and Cedar Park populations have grown over time

See new population data in Cedar Park and Leander. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
See new population data in Cedar Park and Leander. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See new population data in Cedar Park and Leander. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Cedar Park and Leander continue their rapid population growth with a 58.56% increase and 123.22% increase since 2010, respectively, according to 2020 U.S. census data.

To further show growth, Leander's population has grown more than seven times—or more than 679%—since 2000. Cedar Park has grown almost 200% in 20 years.


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Population data from the census is used for redistricting, which is done every 10 years alongside each decennial census. Congressional, state House, state Senate and state board of education districts will be redrawn by Texas legislators.

Current and draft districts can be viewed online. Based on draft maps, many Cedar Park and Leander residents can expect changes from their existing districts.


CEDAR PARK

The city is now home to over 77,000 people, according to 2020 census data. There were 48,937 residents in 2010.



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LEANDER

Leander has nearly 60,000 residents, per census data. In 2010, there were 26,521 residents.



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Additional data from the census is expected to be released no later than Nov. 30, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

View more 2020 census data about Cedar Park here and about Leander here.
By Taylor Girtman

Reporter, Cedar Park and Leander

Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in February 2020. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida.



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