Leander, Texas Population 2020

68,147
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Leander is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 68,147, it is the 57th largest city in Texas and the 546th largest city in the United States. Leander is currently growing at a rate of 9.69% annually and its population has increased by 156.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,521 in 2010. Spanning over 38 miles, Leander has a population density of 1,818 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leander is $108,277 with a poverty rate of 4.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,495 per month, and the median house value is $235,900. The median age in Leander is 33.9 years, 33.5 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Leander Demographics

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

  • White: 83.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.57%
  • Two or more races: 4.86%
  • Asian: 3.19%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.09%
The current population of Leander, Texas is 68,147, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,521.

Leander, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,90283.81%
Black or African American2,5875.57%
Two or More Races2,2584.86%
Asian1,4833.19%
Some Other Race1,0492.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.09%
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Leander Population Pyramid 2020

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Leander Median Age

33.9


Total

33.5


Male

34.1


Female

Leander Adults

There are 31,730 adults, (3,361 of whom are seniors) in Leander.

Leander Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Leander Sex Ratio

Female

23,946

51.59%

Male

22,473

48.41%

Leander Households and Families

Leander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leander Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female50.9%49.1%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9053.3478.8
Married9,0053.7986.2
Non Family2,7461.3172.7
Female1,5564.1150.9
Male5983.7666.7

3.71

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Leander Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0043.55%
9th to 12th Grade9663.41%
High School Graduate4,90717.33%
Some College7,64527.01%
Associates Degree2,7829.83%
Bachelors Degree7,56626.73%
Graduate Degree3,43812.14%
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Leander Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,19418,7518,198
Hispanic5,9814,8191,180
Black1,4801,416684
Asian1,115814695
Multiple Races638638255
Other Race54541684
Islander3030
Native American2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,369$61,422$40,644
Less Than High School$31,012$32,215$21,518
High School Grad$36,916$41,928$31,866
Some College$47,034$58,359$33,943
Bachelors Degree$61,468$84,092$48,493
Graduate Degree$64,464$80,815$60,917

$50,369

Average Earnings

$61,422

Average Male

$40,644

Average Female

Leander Language

Leander Language by Age

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Leander Language

83.67% of Leander residents speak only English, while 16.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.38% of the population.

Leander Poverty

Leander Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,9601,1383.93%
Hispanic11,1305354.81%
Black2,58742416.39%
Asian1,483694.65%
Multiple2,258311.37%

4.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.00%

Male Poverty Rate

5.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leander is Black, with 16.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leander is Multiple, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.79%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.34%
Some College4.33%
High School2.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Unemployed17.96%
Female Employed3.56%
Male Employed1.49%

Leander Income

Leander Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,426$108,277
Families$101,029$115,317
Married Families$111,999-
Non Families$53,696$70,553
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Leander Marital Status

Leander Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leander Married by Age and Sex

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Leander Marriage

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

Leander Marital Status by Race

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Leander Veterans

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2,669

Number of Veterans

2,322

Male Veterans

347

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,114
Second Gulf War755
Vietnam667
World War II76
Korea18
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,079
55 to 64593
65 to 74406
18 to 34359
75+232
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1998.09%
Black39024.54%
Hispanic2002.80%
2 or More627.03%
Indian1150.00%
Other70.98%

Leander Veterans by Education

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4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leander Employment Status

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73.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.95%

Born in Texas

90.66%

Native Born

9.34%

Foreign Born

4.28%

Non Citizen

5.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.66% of Leander residents were born in the United States, with 51.95% having been born in Texas. 4.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202068,1476,0189.69%
201962,1296,01810.73%
201856,1116,22912.49%
201749,8826,01813.72%
201643,8644,78812.25%
201539,0763,74410.60%
201435,3322,5287.71%
201332,8042,1597.05%
201230,6451,5305.26%
201129,1151,4185.12%
201027,69720,10113.81%
20007,5964,1988.38%
19903,3980.00%