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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.

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Educational Attainment 2012 5-Mile Radius Percentage (%)
Bachelor's or Higher 41.9%
Associate's 5.8%
Some College 20.8%
High School Diploma 18.1%
No High School Diploma 13.4%

Source: Research 360

Labor Statistics 5-Mile Radius
Total Labor Force in Pflugerville (5 Mile Radius) 43,389
Labor Force Growth, 2010-2012 37.9%
Employment 40,661
Employment Growth, 2010-2012
Unemployment Rate 6.3%
Number of Establishments 3,254

Source: Research 360

Community College Location Enrollment Total Distance from Pflugerville
Austin Community College (8 Austin area campuses) Austin 60,100 17 miles / 20 min
Williamson County Higher Education Center (Temple College) Hutto 5,288 10 miles / 15 min
Central Texas College Killeen 67,080 58 miles / 1 hour
Vocational/Technical College City Enrollment Total Distance from Pflugerville
The Art Institute of Austin Austin 1,300 5 miles / 10 min
Texas Covenant Education Austin N/A 9 miles / 15 min
Le Cordon Blue - Culinary Arts Austin N/A 9 miles / 17 min
ITT Technical Institute Austin 630 12 miles / 15 min
Austin Graduate School of Theology Austin 60 12 miles / 17 min
Everest Institute Austin 970 12 miles / 17 min
The College of Health Care Professionals Austin 304 13 miles / 19 min
Seminary of the Southwest Austin 125 15 miles / 20 min
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Austin 127 16 miles / 22 min
Acton School of Business Austin N/A 18 miles / 20 min
Southern Career Institute Austin N/A 20 miles / 25 min
Southwest Institute of Technology Austin N/A 23 miles / 27 min
Texas Health & Science University Austin N/A 23 miles / 27 min
Aoma Graduate School - Integrative Austin 201 24 miles / 28 min
Williamson County Higher Education Center (Temple College) Austin 6,000 10 miles / 15 min

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A good time to buy

Home Appreciation in Pflugerville, TX is up 9.4% in the last 12 months.

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With 28 universities and colleges in close proximity to Pflugerville, it's no surprise that nearly 40% of residents hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

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High Income

Pflugerville has a median household income well above


That's nearly double the national average.

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Extra Sunshine

Pflugerville has 26 more sunny days per year than the national average. That's almost a month of extra pool parties and BBQ's!

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Excellent Healthcare

With 3 healthcare facilities in town and 7 hospitals within less than 20 miles, Pflugerville's healthcare rivals that of any major metropolitan area.

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The Fun Life

A close proximity to Austin and Round Rock provides a wealth of entertainment and recreation opportunities

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