Liberty Hill

Liberty Hill welcomes readers to the northeast corner of the state’s Hill Country. Here, your future home is nestled between the San Gabriel River’s North and South forks. Over the past 175 years, families and businesses have located in the area for the Shin Oak Ridge’s rolling hills, outstanding schools and opportunity.

Air transportation includes Austin-Bergstrom International Airport 42 miles to the Southeast and Georgetown Municipal Airport 19 miles east. Surface transportation includes U.S. 183 and State Highway 29 that connects Liberty Hill to Interstate 35, 14 miles east. Capital Metro, Central Texas’ public transportation entity, is responsible for commuter and freight rail services five miles south. Finally, water transportation is provided by the Port of Houston, roughly 218 miles Southeast.

Our place in the five-county Austin Metropolitan Statistical Area affords access to a labor force of more than one million people. Closer to home, we draw from Williamson and Burnet Counties for an estimated labor pool of 278,000, while Liberty Hill’s labor force consists of 4,543 individuals. The community boasts more than 65 Primary Employers with three industrial clusters: construction, metal fabrication and wood products manufacturing. Experience in management, business, science and art occupations are most prevalent in Liberty Hill.

Liberty Hill Independent School District contains 100 square miles, six campuses, 4,027-students and over 600 employees. Their mission is to provide a safe, respectful and responsible environment where all students learn to make their dreams a reality. In addition, eight public and private institutions of higher education are within 70 miles.

The City provides water and wastewater services. Pedernales Electric Cooperative delivers cost-effective electric service. ATMOS Energy’s natural gas serves eastern Liberty Hill, while P&R Propane provides more than 40 years of locally owned and operated services elsewhere. AT&T is the community’s telecommunication service provider.

LIBERTY HILL
WILLIAMSON COUNTY
AUSTIN MSA
Population 2018
2,433
566,719
2,168,316
Population growth 2008-2018
138.5%
43.3%
32.7%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2018
2.2
1,118.3
4,221.6
Median age 2019
38.3
35.9
34.3
Households 2019
527
206,115
842,329
Home ownership rate 2019
89.0%
71.7%
59.6%
Median household income 2019
$82,737
$82,825
$75,946
Per capita income 2019
$39,658
$38,425
$38,963
High school grads 2019
93.7%
93.6%
90.3%
College grads 2019
25.9%
41.7%
44.3%
Labor force 2018
300,336
1,197,091
Unemployment rate 2018
3.1%
2.9%
Public school enrollment 2018-2019
121,683
330,708
High school graduates 2017

7,848

19,985
Retail sales 2018
$42 mil.
$10,134 mil.
$36,488 mil.
Business
2018
Establishments
11,.291
59,844
Employment
173,124
1,020,498
Average salary
$55,633
$62,331
Mfg.business
2018
Establishments
399
1,773
Employment
13,155
60,133
Average salary
$108,752
$99,563

Sources: Texas Comptroller for retail sales; Texas Workforce Commission for labor force, unemployment, businesses, employees, and salaries; Texas Education Agency for public school enrollment and graduates; ESRI for 2019 demographic estimates; and U.S. Census Bureau for all other data.




Contact

Liberty Hill Economic Development Corporation
Lance Dean
Executive Director
926 Loop 332
Liberty Hill, TX 78642
Phone: 512.778.5449

www.libertyhilltx.gov