Round Rock is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 123,876 people and 39 constituent neighborhoods, Round Rock is the 32nd largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Round Rock was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Round Rock economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Round Rock, where the median household income is $86,587.00.
Round Rock real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Round Rock house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Round Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.64% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Round Rock, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Round Rock is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Round Rock a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Round Rock ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Round Rock, 42.07% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Round Rock in 2018 was $40,197, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,788 for a family of four. However, Round Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Round Rock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Round Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Round Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Round Rock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Round Rock include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Round Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.