Round Rock, TX

Round Rock is a thriving city that has become a major center for economic development in Central Texas, while cultivating an excellent quality of life. We are home to global companies and thousands of innovative small businesses, but it is our award-winning schools, healthcare, and fine neighborhoods that really make Round Rock a great place to call home.

Just fifteen miles away from downtown Austin, our residents enjoy all the conveniences of a big city plus the closeness and atmosphere of a small town. We are recognized for our award-winning master plan, park system, and school district, while being one of the safest, most affordable cities in the country.

Awards and Recognition

  • Round Rock named #9 Most Livable City in the U.S., ranked the highest of any other Texas City (2020)
  • Business Insider names Austin-Round Rock the top Texas city where everyone in the country is moving (2020)
  • Round Rock is Third “Best-Performing City” in America by Milken Institute (2020)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 1 “City in the U.S. for IT Professionals” by CompTIA (2019)
  • Round Rock ranks No 2 “Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine (2019)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 1 “Best Places to Live” by U.S. News and World Report (2019)
  • Austin-Round Rock named No. 1 Best City in America for Jobs by Forbes (2018)
  • Round Rock No. 1 Safest City in Texas and No. 5 Safest in the U.S. by Niche (2018) 
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 1 “Best Places to Live” by U.S. News and World Report (2017)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 9 among “Top 15 cities with the most high-tech jobs” by 24/7 Wall St. (2017)


Round Rock and the surrounding area have a number of top-flight schools led by the highly decorated Round Rock Independent School District. Beginning with early-childhood education options through medical school, the community offers the highest level of instruction in every possible category.


With an average temperature of 68 degrees and 231 sunny days per year, Round Rock’s moderate climate promotes business integrity, providing maximum uptime with low risk of natural disasters.

Parks and Recreation

Round Rock has thirty-four developed parks and trail corridors gracing over 1,700 acres. Old Settlers Park is the crown jewel, offering a generous 570 acres of rolling countryside for local events and festivals.