The Leander Advantage

Record Breaking Growth

Leander was named the second fastest growing city in the nation in 2021 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Leander’s growth has unlocked new economic opportunities including a more balanced tax base, increased employment options, and has increased the number of community amenities.

The growth occurring in Leander provides a significant opportunity for new businesses looking to relocate, expand, or start up in the Austin region.

Educated and Trained Workforce

Leander has a young and highly skilled workforce. Tailored training programs are available through Austin Community College and the Texas Workforce Commission. Businesses locating in Leander are able to access a workforce over 1.48 million in size within a 45 minute drive time radius.

The Austin region is the 6th best educated major metropolitan area, with 47% of the region’s population holding at least a bachelor’s degree. The region has a network of 25 colleges and universities that enroll over 174,000 students annually.  The award winning Austin Community College’s San Gabriel Campus, located in Leander, provides college level course offerings and customized training opportunities for employers.


National and local rankings reflect what locals already know – Leander offers a high quality of life and great value when purchasing a home. Recent rankings include ranking Leander as the 5th best community in the nation to move to and Niche’s ranking of Leander as a top community to purchase a home in the Austin region.

Prime Commercial Properties

Leander’s strategic location in the fast growing northwest Austin region along US 183 and the 183A Toll Road offers numerous prime commercial and industrial locations. To view a map of commercial properties in Leander, click here.