The Round Rock area continues to be regarded by most as one of the best cities to live in Texas. Located just 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas Hill Country and is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, and named one of the best-managed cities in Texas. The city has maintained a high quality of life while becoming a major center for economic growth in Central Texas, with industry clusters in Innovative Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Professional and Financial Services, as well as Technology and Computing. Round Rock is home to some major employers that include Dell, Round Rock Premium Outlets, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, Ascension Seton Williamson, Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, Emerson Process Management, Amazon and UPS. Its combined property tax and utility rates are among the lowest in the region. Round Rock also has an award-winning park system, school district, and is named one of the safest cities with a population of at least 100,000 population in the United States.
It's no secret why Round Rock gains national attention and accolades, with an increasing number of residents moving to the city to enjoy beautiful parks, community events, recreational activities, economic opportunities and safe neighborhoods. Despite the community's fast growth, Round Rock has been able to maintain a family-friendly community that is distinctive by design.