Community • Service • Innovation • Professionalism
Integrity • Leadership • Fiscal Responsibility
Cedar Park, Texas is a city that espouses the core values of community, service, innovation, professionalism, integrity, leadership, and fiscal responsibility. These standards are at the heart of daily life for Cedar Park citizens, City leaders, City staff, and business leaders.
Cedar Park has grown by more than 400 percent in the last decade, and has twice been ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau as the Fourth Fastest-growing City in the Country. It’s no wonder why more people are choosing to call Cedar Park “home” for their families and businesses.
Located just 17 minutes from downtown Austin, Texas, Cedar Park is well-established. The community was founded in 1887 and incorporated as a city in 1973. Now the third largest city in the Austin area with a population exceeding 65,000 within its city limits (more than 83,000 combined with the population of its extra territorial jurisdiction), the City of Cedar Park attracts residents from all over the globe because of its unique charm, close proximity to Austin and the Texas Hill Country and the beauty surrounding the Lower Colorado River Lake System. Cedar Park has 860 acres of park space and there is truly something for everyone here. If you like hiking, bicycling, water sports, live music, fine wine, great food, shopping, or any other activity, you will find in or very close to Cedar Park.
The national online real estate brokerage firm Movato has named Cedar Park the Fifth Most Desirable Suburb in the Country in terms of amenities, cost of living, education, unemployment, household income, and safety. We are one of Family Circle Magazine Ten Best Towns for Families and Forbes Magazine has identified Cedar Park as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Suburbs. Security corporation SafeWise recently ranked Cedar Park near the top of its 50 Safest Cities in Texas list, and for several years Cedar Park has had one of the lowest crime rates for cities of its size in Texas according to the Texas Department of Public Safety’s annual Crime in Texas Report. All of these rankings are independent and unsolicited.
Whether you are a citizen, visitor, or someone who is interested in opening a business here, you’ll feel right at home in Cedar Park. For more detailed demographic information, click here to see our Community Profile. If you would like more information about Cedar Park’s attractions and hotel accommodations, visit www.cedarparkfun.com. And to learn more about Cedar Park’s rich history, visit www.cedarparkhistory.com.
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