ROUND ROCK HAS BEEN WELL KNOWN FOR ITS STRONG ECONOMY AND AFFORDABLE COST OF LIVING. ROUND ROCK HAS ALSO BEEN NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FOR ITS SCHOOL SYSTEM, ITS PRO-BUSINESS GOVERNMENT AND AS THE SAFEST COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTRY.
Round Rock is the one of the fastest- growing cities in the nation and one of the best-managed cities in Texas. The city has maintained a high standard of living while becoming a major center for economic growth in Central Texas, with industry clusters in clean energy, advanced manufacturing, life sciences and computer/software development.
Major employers include Dell, Sears Teleserv, Emerson and Texas Guaranteed Student Loan. Its combined property tax and utility rates are among the lowest in the region. It has an award-winning park system and school district, and has been recognized as one of the safest cities in the country with a population estimated to be around 128,739 in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau.
As the winner of the prestigious Comprehensive Planning Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association and a 3CMA Savvy Award for Community Visioning, the city prides itself on its long-term planning.
The City of Round Rock has achieved many awards and accolades over the years. Recently in 2019 Niche found Round Rock to be the number 5 place to buy a house.
Additionally, Round Rock has received nods for being the most affordable and also fastest growing of many areas within the United States.
The city has a dozen transportation projects under construction. The City Council approved a Transportation Master Plan in January 1999 that is updated regularly. The city’s Transportation Capital Improvement Plan contains $415 million worth of projects. The city’s half-cent sales tax levy for transportation will pay for $125 million of that total.
The City of Round Rock has brilliantly configured their infrastructure to incorporate the needs of their city and created activity centers for families and individuals of all ages. The crown jewel of the city’s park system, Old Settler’s Park, is expansive and multi-purposeful.
It encompasses all of the outdoor sporting needs people may have, from open green space to baseball/softball fields, soccer, football, and even disc golf fields! The city continues to grow its offerings and now has batting cages, tennis courts, nature trails, and BBQ pits to make any day outdoors complete.
When the Texas heat calls for fun in the water, Rock’N River Water Park is right there adjacent to Old Settler’s Park. The park is a perfect way to beat the heat and have fun in the sun. And the recently opened Kalahari Resort is an exciting indoor/outdoor waterpark option.
Source · Williamson County Relocation Guide
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