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- Public SchoolsA
- Crime & SafetyB
- Good for FamiliesA
- Cost of LivingB
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB+
Leander is a suburb of Austin with a population of 46,419. Leander is in Williamson County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Leander offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Leander there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Leander and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Leander are highly rated.
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It's a really amazing little city just outside Austin, there is tons of local stores and and cool places to go to. With its close proximity to Austin it is only a car trip away from the capital city of Texas! Here in Leander we also have pretty amazing schools such as Vista Ridge and Tom Glenn High school, which was recently built and only had it's first full on graduating class a year ago! If you are wanting to be close to Austin, but want a nice quiet place to raise children, Leander Texas is the way to go!
Leander is such a great town to live! The people are very friendly and city has lots to do. Leander is just between a small town and large metropolitan; it's one of the fastest growing cities in Texas! Leander has soooo much to do from hiking, biking, shopping, going to museums, but if you find that there isn't anything to do its just a short drive into Austin!
Still a small, but has big city prices! Not too many restaurants, bars or things to do... Figure move out of the city to find better prices for real estate, but all the city folk are already here, jacked up all the prices.. Like most of the area, we have a lot of out-of-staters that have moved out of their (not so good states) and moved into ours, bringing the prices of both rentals and purchases of anything real estate. A local quote "Don't Californa my Texas", LOL