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Round Rock is a city in Williamson County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area. (The community straddles Williamson and Travis counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named after a boulder in Brushy Creek

The latitude of Round Rock is 30.508N. The longitude is -97.678W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 77,946.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$60,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Round Rock demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Brushy
Outlaw Sam Bass was ambushed by lawmen here in 1878, as he tried to rob a local bank. He died two days after being wounded in the gunfight
Filming location for:
· 1974 movie, "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre"
· 1984 movie, "Blood Simple"
· 2002 movie, "The Rookie"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Hairy Man Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Round Rock web sites and events links in the sections below.
Sports teams: Express (minor league baseball)
Historic routes: Chisholm Trail
Historic sites and museums: Palm House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 102

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Round Rock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Williamson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Austin-Round Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78728 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Round Rock residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Round Rock ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Round Rock was $24,911, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

33% of Round Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Round Rock include Round Rock Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Round Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $696.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,172.


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Libraries in Round Rock include Round Rock Public Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Round Rock include Round Rock Leader

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Williamson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Round Rock political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Round Rock workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 18 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Round Rock between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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