Leander, Texas Population 2023

69,006

Leander is a city located in Travis County and Williamson County Texas. With a 2023 population of 69,006, it is the 61st largest city in Texas and the 595th largest city in the United States.Leander is currently growing at a rate of 4.97% annually and its population has increased by 16.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,202 in 2020. Spanning over 38 miles, Leander has a population density of 1,841 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leander is $116,710 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leander is 34.7 years, 34.5 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Leander Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leander was:

  • White: 77%
  • Black or African American: 7.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.36%
  • Asian: 4.73%
  • Other race: 3.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.03%
The current population of Leander, Texas is 69,006 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 59,202.

Leander, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Leander Population by Race

Leander Population Pyramid 2023

Leander Median Age

34.7

Total

34.5

Male

34.9

Female

Leander Adults

There are 42,649 adults, (5,154 of whom are seniors) in Leander.

Leander Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leander Sex Ratio

Female31,10651.32%
Male29,50748.68%

Leander Population by Age

Leander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.59

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leander Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leander Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leander Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.83%.

Leander Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$53,965

Average Earnings

$66,057

Average Male

$43,462

Average Female

Leander Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leander Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leander Language

81.14% of Leander residents speak only English, while 18.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.68% of the population.

Leander Language

Leander Poverty by Race

rate

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.69%

Male Poverty Rate

4.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leander is Multiple, with 11.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leander is Asian, with 0.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.11%.

Leander Poverty

Leander Poverty Rate by Education

Leander Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leander Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leander Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leander Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leander Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leander Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leander Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,447

Number of Veterans

2,983

Male Veterans

464

Female Veterans

Leander Veterans by War

Leander Veterans by Age

count

Leander Veterans by Race

Leander Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leander Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Leander Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leander Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leander Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.84%

Born in Leander

89.53%

Native Born

12.85%

Foreign Born

6.57%

Non Citizen

6.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.53% of Leander residents were born in the United States, with 51.84% having been born in Texas. 6.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leander Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Leander Population by Year