Cedar Park, Texas

Why Cedar Park

As the third largest city in the Austin metropolitan area, Cedar Park is an integral part of the rapid growth and burgeoning prosperity of Central Texas and Williamson County.  Cedar Park is widely known for its excellent schools and a pro-business environment. We are consistently named by multiple outlets one of the top places in the U.S. to raise a family –  due to our abundance of amenities, relaxed lifestyle and our commitment to community and effective government. Just 17 miles from downtown Austin and on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, Cedar Park offers the best of both worlds: the energy of an innovative and booming metropolis, yet the best of small community life with parks, nature trails and comfortable neighborhoods. It all adds up to a great place for families and businesses to call home.

Cedar Park experienced phenomenal growth in recent decades, from a modest population of 5,161 in 1990, to 80,844 community members today. In 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Cedar Park the Fourth Fastest-Growing City in the Country.  Cedar Park remained in the Top 20 thereafter. Cedar Park attracts a qualified workforce due to its median age of around 35 years and an exceptional level of education: 57 percent have at least some college and more than 48 percent with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Cedar Park is a friendly place – not only for residents and visitors, but also to businesses.  Our diverse economy is thriving, thanks to an increasing array of major employers, unique shopping and dining options, and world-class entertainment.  Whether you’re looking for concert headliners, professional sports action, family entertainment, outdoor activities or big city amenities, you’ll find it in Cedar Park, Texas. 

Where is Cedar Park

Cedar Park is part of the Austin-Round Rock MSA (population 2 million) which is the Fourth largest region in the state of Texas. Cedar Park is located in western Williamson County (population estimate 508,514) and a portion of eastern Travis County.  Williamson County is one of the top ten fastest-growing counties in the nation.

Major Cities Distance in Miles

Austin (Downtown)17
San Antonio90
Dallas-Fort Worth190