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The growth of the Austin metropolitan area, along with its close proximity to nearly 30 universities and colleges creates an educated, innovative local workforce. Nearly 40% of Pflugerville's residents hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the city impressively produces over 33 patents per 10,000 of population each year.

Educational Attainment 2012 5-Mile RadiusPercentage (%)
Bachelor's or Higher41.9%
Some College20.8%
High School Diploma18.1%
No High School Diploma13.4%

Source: Research 360

Labor Statistics 5-Mile RadiusNumber
Total Labor Force in Pflugerville (5 Mile Radius)43,389
Labor Force Growth, 2010-201237.9%
Employment Growth, 2010-201234.8%
Unemployment Rate6.3%
Number of Establishments3,254

Source: Research 360

Community CollegeLocationEnrollment TotalDistance from Pflugerville
Austin Community College (8 Austin area campuses)Austin60,10017 miles / 20 min
Williamson County Higher Education Center (Temple College)Hutto5,28810 miles / 15 min
Central Texas CollegeKilleen67,08058 miles / 1 hour
Vocational/Technical CollegeCityEnrollment TotalDistance from Pflugerville
The Art Institute of AustinAustin1,3005 miles / 10 min
Texas Covenant EducationAustinN/A9 miles / 15 min
Le Cordon Blue - Culinary ArtsAustinN/A9 miles / 17 min
ITT Technical InstituteAustin63012 miles / 15 min
Austin Graduate School of TheologyAustin6012 miles / 17 min
Everest InstituteAustin97012 miles / 17 min
The College of Health Care ProfessionalsAustin30413 miles / 19 min
Seminary of the SouthwestAustin12515 miles / 20 min
Austin Presbyterian Theological SeminaryAustin12716 miles / 22 min
Acton School of BusinessAustinN/A18 miles / 20 min
Southern Career InstituteAustinN/A20 miles / 25 min
Southwest Institute of TechnologyAustinN/A23 miles / 27 min
Texas Health & Science UniversityAustinN/A23 miles / 27 min
Aoma Graduate School - IntegrativeAustin20124 miles / 28 min
Williamson County Higher Education Center (Temple College)Austin6,00010 miles / 15 min

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