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Overview

Introduction to Pflugerville, Texas

Pflugerville, Texas, in Travis county, is 5 miles SE of Round Rock, Texas (center to center) and 14 miles NE of Austin, Texas. The city is conveniently located inside the Austin - San Marcos metropolitan area.

Pflugerville History

Pflugerville was first settled in by the family of Henry Pfluger in 1849. Shortly after that, a dam was built on Gilleland Creek. The Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad entered the city in 1904, and the city's first cotton gin was built that year. The Sky Dome Theater was established in 1913 but closed in 1928. The city was incorporated on July 24, 1965.

Pflugerville and nearby Attractions

  • Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
  • Austin Children's Museum
  • Barton Springs Pool
  • Daughters of the Republic of Texas Museum
  • State Capitol
  • McKinney Falls State Park

Things To Do In Pflugerville

Pflugerville offers various recreational activities and safe park facilities for its residents and visitors. Among the local parks are Pfluger Park, Gilleland Creek Park, Creekside Park, Falcon Point Park at Hanging Rock, and Geneva’s Park. The Heritage Park also includes the Scott B. Mentzer Pool where you can relax during your free hours. Visitors can also plan a day trip to the George Washington Carver Museum, O. Henry Home & Museum, Austin Children's Museum, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Museum, and French Legation Museum.

Pflugerville Transportation

The nearest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Pflugerville Higher Education

Austin Community College and The University of Texas at Austin are close to the city.

People

Total Population 53,847
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 7.3%
Employed Population 16+ 27,624
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 56.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.1%
Median Earnings25+ $43,327
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,691
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,909

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,122
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,127
Median House Value $174,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 7.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pflugerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Round Rock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles NE of Austin, Texas
County Travis
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 78660
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78691
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.439
Longitude -97.619

Pflugerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station AUSTIN CITY (CAMP MABRY)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station TAYLOR
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL AP
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Austin 887,061 $73,928
Cedar Park 60,841 $97,522
Georgetown 56,102 $79,145
Hutto 20,052 $73,803

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pflugerville Public Libraries

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Pflugerville Community Library
102 10TH ST
Pflugerville, Texas
(512) 251-9185
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Pflugerville High Schools

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PFLUGERVILLE H S
1301 W PECAN ST
512-594-0500
Serves 2,178 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

ALTER LEARNING CTR
1401-A W PECAN ST
512-594-3600
A Non-traditional School
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

TRAVIS CO J J A E P
1401 W PECAN ST
512-594-0043
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

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