Leander Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Leander?

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There are 60,613 residents in Leander, with a median age of 34.7. Of this, 48.68% are males and 51.32% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.36% of the resident pool in Leander, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.23%. Additionally, 6.42% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 47,478 people in Leander currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 60,613 12.8%
Male Population 29,507 13.0%
Female Population 31,106 12.7%
Male population 48.68%
Female population 51.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.7 0.9%
Citizen US Born 51,737 10.3%
Citizen not US Born 4,986 22.2%
Not Citizen 3,890 42.1%
Citizen US Born 85.36%
Citizen not US Born 8.23%
Not Citizen 6.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 387 109.2%
Moved from Same County 6,537 32.0%
Moved from Same State 3,979 28.8%
Moved from Different State 1,469 16.5%
Same House as Last Year 47,478 9.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.65%
Moved from Same County 10.92%
Moved from Same State 6.65%
Moved from Different State 2.45%
Same House as Last Year 79.33%

What are the employment statistics in Leander?

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White-collar workers make up 86.2% of the working population in Leander, while blue-collar employees account for 13.8%. There are also 2,803 entrepreneurs in Leander (9.07% of the workforce); 21,995 workers employed in private companies (71.15%); and 4,617 people working in governmental institutions (14.93%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 26,649 14.5%
Blue Collar 4,266 16.8%
White Collar 86.2%
Blue Collar 13.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,803 15.5%
Private Companies 21,995 18.3%
Governmental Workers 4,617 8.2%
Not for Profit Companies 1,500 -8.8%
Self Employees 9.07%
Private Companies 71.15%
Governmental Workers 14.93%
Not for Profit Companies 4.85%

How many households are there in Leander?

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There are a total of 18,505 households in Leander, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 81.7% of these Leander households, while non-family units account for the remaining 18.3%. Additionally, 48.93% of households have children and 51.07% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 18,505 15.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -2.4%
Family Households 15,118 17.1%
Non-family Households 3,387 10.2%
Family Households 81.7%
Non-family Households 18.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 9,054 11.0%
Households without Children 9,451 20.8%
Households with Children 48.93%
Households without Children 51.07%

What are the median and average incomes in Leander?

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The average annual household income in Leander is $126,339, while the median household income sits at $106,108 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $119,716, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $113,519. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $59,031 and $59,022, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $126,339 8.3%
Median Household Income $106,108 4.2%
People below Poverty Level 2,566 15.0%
People above Poverty Level 56,843 12.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Leander?

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There are 19,248 housing units in Leander, and the median year in which these properties were built is 2008. Of the 18,505 occupied housing units in Leander, 76.24% are owner-occupied, while 23.76% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 79.56% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $297,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,759 per month in Leander.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 19,248 14.3%
Median Year Built 2008 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 75 -15.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 15 -64.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 48 77.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 89 -16.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 350 11.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,393 7.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,423 4.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 6,488 0.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 8,367 36.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 18,505 15.8%
Owner Occupied 14,108 12.9%
Renter Occupied 4,397 26.2%
Owner Occupied 76.24%
Renter Occupied 23.76%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 11,225 12.5%
Without Mortgage 2,883 14.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $297,100 9.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $271,100 12.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,759 6.0%
With Mortgage 79.56%
Without Mortgage 20.44%

What is the level of education in Leander?

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Approximately 25.43% of the population in Leander holds a high school degree (that's 10,844 residents), while 26.17% have attained a college certificate (12,971 locals) and 25.47% have a bachelor's degree (10,863 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,077 -2.0%
Some High School 10,844 20.6%
Some College 12,971 16.3%
Associate Degree 3,490 6.7%
Bachelor's Degree 10,863 12.8%
Graduate Degree 5,214 21.2%
No High School 2.53%
Some High School 25.43%
Some College 26.17%
Associate Degree 8.18%
Bachelor's Degree 25.47%
Graduate Degree 12.23%

What is the marital status of Leander residents?

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A total of 12,048 people in Leander have never been married (which represents 26.71% of the total population), while 26,904 of them are wedded (59.64%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 798 (1.77%) and 4,176 (9.26%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 12,048 12.2%
Married 26,904 17.9%
Separated 798 116.9%
Widowed 1,985 17.5%
Divorced 4,176 5.4%
Never Married 26.71%
Married 59.64%
Separated 1.77%
Widowed 4.4%
Divorced 9.26%

What are the most common means of transportation in Leander?

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The top three means of transportation people in Leander use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 25,411 residents commute by car, 476 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 174 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 25,411 9.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 476 74.4%
Subway or Elevated 96 N/A
Walk 174 200.0%

What is the median and average household income in Leander by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
78641 78,568 24,371 $105,096.00 $126,322.00
78645 11,873 4,851 $83,388.00 $116,422.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 78641 78645

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