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Should I Move to Leander TX?

The decision to buy a new home is one of the biggest you’ll ever make. And it comes with many other decisions, including the best location for your home.

We’re thrilled you’ve discovered Deerbrooke, and we want to help you answer the question, “Should I move to Leander TX?” There are so many advantages to moving to Leander, and Deerbrooke – and the numbers tell the story: Lots of people are choosing to move to Leander.

According to an article in the Hill Country News, published in May of 2020, Leander was the fastest growing large city in the South and West regions of the U.S. from July 2018 to July 2019. During that period, the population of Leander increased by 12 percent.

Why are so many people choosing to call Leander home? The reasons are many: excellent schools, low crime rate, and proximity to Austin and the Hill Country.

Here’s a closer look at the benefits of choosing new home communities in Leander and why you should move to Leander, TX:

Excellent schools

The Leander ISD boasts several excellent schools, and three of them serve students who live at Deerbrooke.

Tom Glenn High School, called “the high school of the future” by the Austin American-Statesman, is located just across the street from Deerbrooke. Its innovative design has been attracting attention since the school opened in the fall of 2016.

Knox Wiley Middle School earned a four-star ranking in state assessments based on student achievement and progress. With almost 1,000 students, the school has a 14:1 student to teacher ratio, significantly lower than the national average.

A second middle school, Danielson Middle School, is slated to open near Deerbrooke in August of 2020.

Jim Plain Elementary School scores highly for its reading and math curricula.

Low crime rate

According to SafeWise, a leading online safety resource, Leander consistently ranks among the 50 safest cities in the entire United States. Safewise researchers analyzed FBI crime report statistics and population data to come up with the ranking. The evaluation is based on the number of reported violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape, and robbery) in each city.

The website reports that your chances of being the victim of a crime in Leander are 1 in 1,169 as compared to 1 in 243 for all of Texas. When it comes to its crime rate, Leander is safer than 62% of all U.S. cities. states: With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Leander is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes.

Family-friendly atmosphere

In 2017, named Leander the Number One best place to raise a family. This ranking was based on several factors, including the city’s low crime rate. also considered graduation rates, poverty rates, and unemployment rates – and Leander came out on top!

Should I move to Leander TX

So many things to do in Leander, TX!

You and your family will never be at a loss for things to do when you live in Leander. Spend time outdoors at one of the city’s many parks, including Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course, Robin Bledsoe Park and Pool, Devine Lake Park, and Brushy Creek Park – just to name a few.

The little ones will enjoy all the programs sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, such as Youth Soccer and Little League Baseball.

A new multi-use development called Indigo Ridge will bring even more activities to residents of Deerbrooke and Leander. Located on 155 acres at the northwest corner of Whitestone Boulevard and Sam Bass Road, plans for Indigo Ridge include retail, residential, and entertainment. USTA Texas has announced plans to locate its headquarters at Indigo Ridge. The tennis center will include approximately 40 outdoor tennis courts, six to eight indoor tennis courts, a stadium court, and related amenities for training, development, and competitions.

And Austin is so close by

Another advantage of making a move to Leander is its proximity to Austin, with a full slate of live music every night of the week and award-winning restaurants. Soccer fans can hop on Toll Road 183A and quickly get to the new Austin FC Soccer Stadium once it’s complete. How far is Leander TX from Austin TX? Just over 27 miles.

Or, for another type of wildlife . . .

So close to Deerbrooke, yet a world away, is Balcones Canyonlands. Balcones Canyonlands is 27,500 acres of land that was established as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1992, created specifically to protect the nesting habitat of two highly endangered species: the golden-cheeked warbler and the black-capped vireo. The Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are excellent opportunities for hiking, with stunning views and plenty of wildlife along the way.

Make Leander your new home

Make Deerbrooke in Leander your new home

To sum it up, if you’re looking for a great place to raise a family that’s close to the city – but far enough away to have its own personality – and with outstanding schools and activities, making the move to Leander, TX is an excellent choice.

Deerbrooke was designed to build on the best of Leander. The community complements the natural beauty of the Hill Country, while offering quick access to the city via Toll Road 183A and SH 45.

When you move to Leander, TX you’ll find upscale amenities planned to promote a sense of community and provide spaces where neighbors and friends want to gather. Cool off in our infinity edge pool, grab a workout in the fitness center, or hit the trails that wind along elegant limestone bluffs. There’s even a place for you to play with your furry best friend. Deerbrooke is all about community, connection, and nature.

Visit our builders

At Deerbrooke, we’ve hand-selected the area’s best home builders to create the homes in our community. We invite you to stop by, meet them, and tour their model homes. Our builders include:

Gehan Homes – Model home is still under construction. Call 512-371-6436 for more information.

Perry Homes – Model home address is 1009 Deer Rim Road. Call 737-200-6060 for more information.

Monticello Homes – Model home address is 2401 Fallshire Court. Call 512-364- 8142 for more information.

Sitterle Homes – Model home address is 2400 Fallshire Court.


Leander is a quickly growing community and it’s no wonder why. With its beautiful scenery, tranquil vistas, and quick access to surrounding cities, it’s the perfect location to have the best of all worlds. Residents enjoy quick commutes, easy access to relaxing natural landscapes, and all the cultural sophistication a big city offers — whether that’s taking in a downtown restaurant or a local sporting event.


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