Round Rock Tourism

Round Rock is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Williamson County, which is a part of the Greater Austin, Texas metropolitan area. The 2016 census estimate places the population at 122,727. The city straddles both sides of the Balcones Escarpment, a fault line in which the areas roughly east of IH-35 are flat and characterized by having black, fertile soils of the Blackland Prairie, and the west side of the Escarpment which consists mostly of hilly, karst-like terrain with little topsoil and higher elevations and which is part of the Texas Hill Country. Located about 20 miles (32 km) north of downtown Austin, Round Rock shares a common border with Austin at Texas State Highway 45. In August 2008, Money magazine named Round Rock as the seventh-best American small city in which to live. Round Rock was the only Texas city to make the Top 10. In a CNN article dated July 1, 2009, Round Rock was listed as the second fastest-growing city in the country, with a population growth of 8.2% in the preceding year. Round Rock has a strong public education system. According to the 2008 ratings from the Texas Education Agency, the Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) ranks among the best in the state. Of 42 schools within it, twelve were rated exemplary and eleven are recognized. Round Rock is perhaps best known as the international headquarters of Dell, which employs approximately 16,000 people at its Round Rock facilities. The presence of Dell along with other major employers, a strong economic development program, favorable tax rates, and major retailers such as IKEA and a Premium Outlet Mall, and the mixed use La Frontera center, have changed Round Rock from a sleepy bedroom community into its own self-contained "super suburb."

Wikipedia

The fate of Round Rock turned around after Dell Computer Corporation chose to make this city its headquarters. Round Rock previously was a bedroom community of the city of Austin. Citizens here often head to the Chisolm Trail Crossing Park for spending an evening. There are sculptures depicting the history of Round Rock from its inceptions as a crossing location on the Chisholm Trail. Since its evolution as a business center, it has attracted companies like IKEA and Marriott group of hotels to set up their branches in Round Rock. Visit Round Rock today to explore its revolution from a bedroom community to a retail hub.

  • Know the pollution level of Round Rock before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 41.86 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.24 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.19 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.62 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.45 (Low)
  • How safe is Round Rock for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Round Rock.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.6 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.26 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.82 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.84 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.51 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 23.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.85 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.88 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.07 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Round Rock is 198.83 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.94 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.08 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.4 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.76 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.19 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.42 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 155.5 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Round Rock

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.93 USD

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