Leander sees 79% resident increase in five years; Cedar Park income rises with population

Events such as the Old Town Street Festival, which will take place on June 5 this year, help draw people to Leander. (Courtesy city of Leander)
Events such as the Old Town Street Festival, which will take place on June 5 this year, help draw people to Leander. (Courtesy city of Leander)

Events such as the Old Town Street Festival, which will take place on June 5 this year, help draw people to Leander. (Courtesy city of Leander)

Leander's population grew by 79% over the past five years, compared to Cedar Park's at 28.79%, Williamson County's at 19.77% and the state's at 8.3%, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Dec. 10. Here are specific population numbers, along with a variety of other newly released data about the communities:

Population



  • Cedar Park: 2014: 58,088

  • Cedar Park: 2019: 74,814

  • Leander 2014: 30,040

  • Leander 2019: 53,716

  • Williamson County 2014: 457,218

  • Williamson County 2019: 547,604





Median household income



  • Cedar Park 2014: $79,323

  • Cedar Park 2019: $104,019

  • Leander 2014: $75,983

  • Leander 2019: $101,872

  • Williamson County 2014: $72,118

  • Williamson County 2019: $73,822





2019 age analysis

Cedar Park



  • 0-19: 30.6%

  • 20-39: 27%

  • 40-59: 29.5%

  • 60-79: 10.7%

  • 80+: 2.1%



Leander



  • 0-19: 34.2%

  • 20-39: 26.9%

  • 40-59: 27.1%

  • 60-79: 10.5%

  • 80+: 1.3%



2019 median ages



  • Cedar Park: 34.4

  • Leander: 34.4

  • Williamson County: 34.6

  • Texas: 34.6



2019 demographic breakdown

Cedar Park



  • Hispanic: 20.3%

  • White: 64.3%

  • Black or African American: 2.6%

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.1%

  • Asian: 9.5%

  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.1%

  • Some other race: 0.1%

  • Two or more races: 2.9%



Leander



  • Hispanic: 23.2%

  • White: 62.7%

  • Black or African American: 5.1%

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%

  • Asian: 4.6%

  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.1%

  • Some other race: 0%

  • Two or more races: 4.3%


Education level


  • Cedar Park High school diploma or higher achieved: 96.1%

  • Leander High school diploma or higher achieved: 93.3%

  • Cedar Park bachelor’s degree or higher achieved: 50.1%

  • Leander bachelor’s degree or higher achieved: 41.1%