Round Rock is a city located in Williamson County, Texas, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the estimated population of Round Rock was around 140,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the area.
The city is located about 20 miles north of Austin and is known for its vibrant downtown area, beautiful parks, and high-tech industry. Round Rock was founded in 1851 and is named after a large rock in Brushy Creek, which was used as a landmark for travelers and settlers.
In terms of demographics, Round Rock is a diverse city, with a mix of residents of different ethnicities, cultures, and backgrounds. According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of Round Rock is around 60% White, 25% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Asian, and 6% Black or African American.
The average home price in Round Rock varies depending on factors such as location and the size of the property, but as of 2021, the median home price in the area was around $350,000. The property tax rate in Round Rock is 2.3% per $100 valuation, which is slightly higher than the state average.
Round Rock is served by the Round Rock Independent School District, which includes several highly rated schools. According to Niche.com, some of the top-rated schools in the district include Westwood High School, Canyon Vista Middle School, and Laurel Mountain Elementary School.
Round Rock has its own chamber of commerce, which can be reached by phone at (512) 255-5805. The city can be reached by phone at (512) 218-5400.