Williamson County

Williamson County is the 12th fastest growing large county in the nation having increased its population by 29.6% between 2010 and 2017. It has also experienced explosive growth in commercial and residential development. Dell Technologies, headquartered in Round Rock, is one of the world’s largest technology companies. Southwestern University, often ranked in national listings as providing one of the best values in undergraduate education, is located in Georgetown. Other attractive communities in Williamson County include Cedar Park, Hutto, Jarrell, Leander, Liberty Hill, and Taylor.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY
AUSTIN MSA
Population 2018
566,719
2,168,316
Population growth 2008-2018
43.3%
32.7%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2018
1,118.3
4,221.6
Median age 2019
35.9
34.3
Households 2019
206,115
842,329
Home ownership rate 2019
71.7%
59.6%
Median household income 2019
$82,825
$75,946
Per capita income 2019
$38,425
$38,963
High school grads 2019
93.6%
90.3%
College grads 2019
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
$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.