Leander, Texas Population 2021

75,976
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Leander is a city located in Travis County and Williamson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 75,976, it is the 54th largest city in Texas and the 474th largest city in the United States . Leander is currently growing at a rate of 9.65% annually and its population has increased by 186.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,521 in 2010. Leander reached it's highest population of 75,976 in 2021. Spanning over 38 miles, Leander has a population density of 2,027 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leander is $116,710 with a poverty rate of 4.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,511 per month, and the median house value is $263,400. The median age in Leander is 34.4 years, 34.4 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Leander Demographics

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

  • White: 83.28%
  • Black or African American: 5.22%
  • Two or more races: 5.04%
  • Asian: 4.59%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Leander, Texas is 75,976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,924.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,521.

Leander, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,73283.28%
Black or African American2,8045.22%
Two or More Races2,7065.04%
Asian2,4664.59%
Some Other Race9381.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.02%
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Leander Population by Race

Leander Population Pyramid $2021

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Leander Median Age

34.4


Total

34.4


Male

34.4


Female

Leander Adults

There are 36,751 adults, (4,249 of whom are seniors) in Leander.

Leander Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leander Sex Ratio

Female

27,611

51.40%

Male

26,105

48.60%

Leander Population by Age

Leander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leander Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All78.2%21.8%
Male73.2%26.8%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female53.1%46.9%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leander Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,9853.3678.2
Married10,5983.7985.8
Non Family3,0731.366.6
Female1,6804.353.1
Male6343.6473.2

3.74

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

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Leander Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0993.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,1163.39%
High School Graduate6,02018.27%
Some College8,01424.32%
Associates Degree3,1449.54%
Bachelors Degree9,25928.10%
Graduate Degree4,30113.05%
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Leander Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leander Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,10621,5629,687
Hispanic6,4205,2491,415
Asian1,9041,4641,231
Black1,6801,620746
2+ Races922922508
Other Race535401126
Islander2020
Native American1212

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 64.65%.

Leander Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,704$65,484$42,534
Less Than 9th Grade$30,554$31,255$28,024
High School Graduate$37,170$46,417$30,527
Some College$50,054$60,704$38,827
Bachelors Degree$64,633$86,178$50,517
Graduate Degree$80,428$90,572$63,450

$52,704

Average Earnings

$65,484

Average Male

$42,534

Average Female

Leander Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leander Language by Age

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Leander Language

83.38% of Leander residents speak only English, while 16.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.27% of the population.

Leander Language

Leander Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4941,1883.55%
Hispanic12,3696365.14%
Black2,78240014.38%
Multiple2,706240.89%
Other938232.45%
Asian2,46680.32%

4.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

4.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leander is Black, with 14.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leander is Asian, with 0.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.18%.

Leander Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.84%
Some College3.40%
High School3.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Leander Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.84%
Female Unemployed9.04%
Female Employed2.82%
Male Employed1.45%

Leander Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leander Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,872$116,710
Families$110,972$126,752
Married Families$123,492-
Non Families$53,200$65,611
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Income by Household Type

Leander Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

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

Leander Marital Status by Race

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Leander Marital Status

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2,931

Number of Veterans

2,541

Male Veterans

390

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,048
Second Gulf War987
Vietnam744
World War II46
Korea14

Leander Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,044
55 to 64589
18 to 34516
65 to 74452
75+330

Leander Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4737.97%
Black35920.24%
Hispanic3033.92%
2+ Races827.14%
Native American12100.00%
Other Race50.73%

Leander Veterans by Race

Leander Veterans by Education

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4.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leander Veterans by Education

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leander Employment by Age

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Leander Employment by Race

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Leander Employment by Education

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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51.05%

Born in Leander

89.32%

Native Born

10.68%

Foreign Born

5.10%

Non Citizen

5.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.32% of Leander residents were born in the United States, with 51.05% having been born in Texas. 5.10% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202175,9766,6849.65%
202069,2926,68410.68%
201962,6086,68411.95%
201855,9246,13212.32%
201749,7926,00413.71%
201643,7884,76912.22%
201539,0193,73910.60%
201435,2802,5067.65%
201332,7742,1386.98%
201230,6361,5165.21%
201129,1201,4115.09%
201027,70920,11313.82%
20007,5964,1988.38%
19903,3980.00%

Leander Population by Year