Workforce & Education
Leander provides one of the most highly educated and talented workforces in the Austin region. More than 1 million workers live within a 30 minute drive time radius and over 1.2 million workers are located within a 45 minute drive.
Major industries in Leander and surrounding region include regional and national headquarters, life sciences, technology, professional and financial services, and advanced manufacturing. Leander has access to a large pool of highly talented workers who can meet the needs of any employer.
Leander’s highly educated workforce is available primarily due to excellent K-12 school districts and post-secondary educational opportunities available. 48.3% of Leander’s workforce, calculated by drive time radii, has earned a bachelor's degree or higher.
Austin Community College – San Gabriel Campus
The 100-acre San Gabriel campus is one of the newest additions to the Austin Community College system. The award winning
The 100-acre Leander campus includes a 110,000 sf academic building with a 3,900-square-foot rooftop terrace, classrooms, science labs, a library, multi-purpose room, and a 150-seat ACCelerator learning lab. Plans call for fully developing the 100-acre property to accommodate up to 12,000 students and 1 million square feet of future development.