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Overview

Introduction to Cedar Park, Texas

Cedar Park, Texas, in Williamson county, is 8 miles W of Round Rock, Texas and 17 miles N of Austin, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Austin- San Marcos metropolitan area with.

Cedar Park History

Cedar Park was originally inhabited by several Native American tribes, including the Lipan Apache, the Comanche and the Tonkawa. The European settlers first arrived in this area in the 1800s. An American archaeological site was discovered in the city in 1983, proving that Cedar Park was continuously inhabited since 5000 BC. The city was known as Running Brushy in the mid 1800s. The Austin and Northwest Railroad first entered the city in 1882. The city adopted its present name sometime around 1887. Cedar Park was incorporated in 1973.

Cedar Park and nearby Attractions

  • Volente Beach Waterpark
  • Austin Zoo
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • Austin Children's Museum
  • Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History
  • McKinney Falls State Park

Things To Do In Cedar Park

While in Cedar Park, you can plan a day trip to any of the nearby historic sites and museums. Some of these include the Blanton Museum of Art, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Museum and the George Washington Carver Museum. The city also includes more than 500 acres of parkland, four tennis courts, a water park and two swimming pools. In addition, you can visit the Kiddie Acres Amusement Park and Miniature Golf at Austin.

Cedar Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from Austin- Bergstrom International Airport.

Cedar Park Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are provided by Austin Community College, Central Texas College and Saint Edward's University.

Demographics

People

Total Population63,551
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens7.9%
Employed Population 16+31,518
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.5%
Median Earnings25+$50,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,276

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,842
% Above Poverty Level95.5%
% Below Poverty Level4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone20.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,195
Median House Value$230,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.5%
German16.6%
Irish10%
English9.9%
Italian3.8%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.4%
Norwegian2%
Polish1.9%
Dutch1.8%
Czech1.4%
Swedish1.1%
Welsh0.7%
Greek0.7%
African0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
South African0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Cedar Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Williamson County
Standard Zip Codes78613
P.O. Box Zip Codes78630
Phone Area Codes512
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.51
Approximate Longitude-97.83

Cedar Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGEORGETOWN LAKE
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 59 F
Apr Temp55 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp56 to 81 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationAUSTIN CITY (CAMP MABRY)
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp58 to 79 F
Jul Temp73 to 95 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip33.6 inches
StationAUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL AP
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 80 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp60 to 82 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Georgetown59,436$80,107
Jonestown1,740$72,411
Lago Vista6,505$84,360
Leander36,204$89,467
Pflugerville55,712$87,181
Round Rock112,767$85,603

Cedar Park Public Libraries

Cedar Park Public Library
550 DISCOVERY BLVD
Cedar Park, Texas
(512) 401-5600

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Cedar Park Hospitals

Scott & White Emergency Hospital At Cedar Park
(Proprietary)
900 East Whitestone Boulevard
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1401 Medical Parkway

Cedar Park Public Schools

Charlotte Cox El
1001 Brushy Creek Rd
ZIP: 76813
(512) 570-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
Ada Mae Faubion El
1209 Cypress Creek Rd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Artie L Henry Middle
100 N Vista Rdg Blvd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-3400
Middle
Total Enrollment 1242
C C Mason El
1501 N Lakeline Blvd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Cedar Park H S
2150 Cypress Creek Rd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-1200
High
Total Enrollment 1871
Cedar Park Middle
2100 Sun Chase Blvd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-3100
Middle
Total Enrollment 1396
Cypress El
2900 El Salido Pkwy
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 746
Deer Creek El
2420 Zeppelin Dr
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 742
Lois F Giddens El
1500 Timberwood Dr
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
Officer Leonard A Reed El
1515 Little Elm Trail
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Patricia Knowles El
2101 Cougar Country Dr
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 792
Pauline Naumann El
1201 Brighton Blvd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
Ronald Reagan El
1700 E Park St
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 893
Running Brushy Middle
2303 N Lakeline Blvd
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-3300
Middle
Total Enrollment 1282
Vista Ridge H S
200 S Vista Rdg
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-1800
High
Total Enrollment 2114
Westside El
300 Ryan Jordan Ln
ZIP: 78613
(512) 570-7000
Primary
Total Enrollment 562

Cedar Park Private Schools

Brushy Creek Montessori School
3017 Polar Ln
ZIP: 78613
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
Cedar Park Montessori School
400 E Whitestone Blvd
ZIP: 78613
Elementary
Total Enrollment 33
Sapientia Montessori School
1220 Cottonwood Creek Trl
ZIP: 78613
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
Summit Christian Academy - Cedar Park Campus
2121 Cypress Creek Rd
ZIP: 78613
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 278
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