Leander is a city in Texas that straddles both Williamson and Texas Counties. Leander had a population just over 26,000 as of the 2010 census. One of the fastest growing cities in the state of Texas, Leander is part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area. Named after Leander Brown, the city was officially established in 1882.
Educationally, Leander is home to the Leander Independent School District, which is comprised of Leander High School, Vista Ridge High School, Cedar Park High School, Charles Rouse High School, Vandegrift High School and Tom Glenn High School, among others. Locals are especially proud of the fact that Leander is home to the Leanderthal Lady, a skeleton over 10,000 years old.
Demographically, over 50% of Leander households have children under the age of 18 living with them. Over 65% of Leander couples are married and living together, while 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present. Just under 15% of all households were made up of individuals, and just under 4% of households had someone living alone who was over the age of 65.
33.5% of Leander residents are under the age of 18, 38.6% are between 25 and 44 and 15.7% are between the ages of 45 and 64. As of the 2010 census, the median income for a household in Leander was $53,504, while the median income for a family was $55,051. Men had a median income of $36,021 as opposed to $27,413 for women.
The Leander Municipal Courthouse is located at 200 West Willis Street in Leander, Texas, 78641.