Taylor is a city located in Williamson County , Texas, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the estimated population of Taylor was around 17,000 people.
The city is located about 30 miles northeast of Austin and is known for its historic downtown area, local events, and small-town charm. Taylor was founded in 1876 and is named after Edward Moses Taylor, who was a railroad official.
In terms of demographics, Taylor 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 Taylor is around 40% White, 47% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Black or African American, and 2% Asian.
The average home price in Taylor 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 $250,000. The property tax rate in Taylor is 2.3% per $100 valuation, which is slightly higher than the state average.
Taylor is served by the Taylor Independent School District, which includes several highly rated schools. According to Niche.com, some of the top-rated schools in the district include Taylor High School, Taylor Middle School, and Naomi Pasemann Elementary School.
Taylor has its own chamber of commerce, which can be reached by phone at (512) 352-6364. The city can be reached by phone at (512) 352-3675.