Round Rock

Round Rock is nestled along the I-35 corridor in the heart of Central Texas. Ideally situated just north of Austin, the city has managed to make a name for itself offering an innovative and talented workforce, superior real estate, an unparalleled quality of life, and world-class education.

A LEADER IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
Business is thriving in Round Rock, thanks to the vision and leadership of forward-looking business and civic leaders. Additionally, its superb location, low tax rate, low utility rates, advanced infrastructure, and high quality of life make it the ideal place for professional and financial services, life sciences, healthcare, innovative manufacturing, and technology companies to do business. Most notable is Dell Technologies, a multinational computer technology company whose headquarters have been located in Round Rock for over twenty years. In 2012, Emerson Automation Solutions, a division of Fortune 500 Emerson Electric, relocated its division headquarters to Round Rock, bringing 750 new jobs to the city. More than 4,000 businesses from budding entrepreneurs, to small businesses, and large-scale operations have found their niche in Round Rock’s dynamically diverse community.

EASE OF BUSINESS
The City of Round Rock’s Planning and Development Services Department operates under the guidance of a development philosophy, which directs staff to “make it happen.” The city and its staff are committed to ensuring that development projects are handled in a professional, timely, consistent and accurate manner. The city utilizes several innovative and effective tools to assist in the development process, including an online development and permit tracking tool, as well as an online GIS website, which maps utilities, zoning, flood plains, and other valuable data.

ROUND ROCK
WILLIAMSON COUNTY
AUSTIN MSA
Population 2020
119,468
609,017
2,283,371
Population growth 2010-2020
19.6%
44.1%
33.0%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2020
37.6
1,115.8
4,219.5
Median age 2021
33.8
36.1
34.7
Households 2021
44,552
232,052
894,088
Home ownership rate 2021
62.0%
70.6%
57.4%
Median household income 2021
$85,449
$90,473
$81,998
Per capita income 2021
$38,228
$41,068
$41,805
High school grads 2021
93.5%
94.0%
90.9%
College grads 2021
41.4%
42.8%
46.0%
Labor force 2020
72,388
318,447
1,242,659
Unemployment rate 2020
5.4%
5.9%
6.2%
Public school enrollment 2021-2020
125,206
338,710
High school graduates 2019
8,470
21,607
Retail sales 2020
$2,962 mil.
$9,812 mil.
$37,406 mil.
Business
2020
Establishments
12,676
65,881
Employment
179,754
1,031,078
Average salary
$66,428
$72,107
Mfg.business
2020
Establishments
424
1,942
Employment
14,374
61,958
Average salary
$147,590
$113,744

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 2021 demographic estimates; and U.S. Census Bureau for all other data.




Contact

Round Rock Chamber
Jordan Robinson

Interim President & CEO
212 E Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Phone: 512.255.5805

www.roundrockchamber.org