Round Rock is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 119,468 people and 39 constituent neighborhoods, Round Rock is the 32nd largest community in Texas.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Round Rock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Round Rock is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Round Rock who work in sales jobs (12.44%), office and administrative support (12.08%), and management occupations (10.89%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Round Rock telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.37% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 that you will notice about Round Rock is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Round Rock a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The education level of Round Rock ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Round Rock, 41.27% 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 $37,131, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,524 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 28.66% 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.