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 2018
128,739
566,719
2,168,316
Population growth 2008-2018
37.2%
43.3%
32.7%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2018
36.1
1,118.3
4,221.6
Median age 2019
33.7
35.9
34.3
Households 2019
41,737
206,115
842,329
Home ownership rate 2019
64.0%
71.7%
59.6%
Median household income 2019
$78,885
$82,825
$75,946
Per capita income 2019
$35,072
$38,425
$38,963
High school grads 2019
92.7%
93.6%
90.3%
College grads 2019
40.6%
41.7%
44.3%
Labor force 2018
68,559
300,336
1,197,091
Unemployment rate 2018
2.9%
3.1%
2.9%
Public school enrollment 2018-2019
121,683
330,708
High school graduates 2017

7,848

19,985
Retail sales 2018
$3,693 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

Round Rock Chamber
Nichole Vance

Director of Business Attraction
212 E Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Phone: 512.255.5805

www.roundrockchamber.org