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Taylor is a city in Williamson County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area.

The community was named after Edward M. Taylor, railroad official.

The latitude of Taylor is 30.570N. The longitude is -97.409W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,204.


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Median household income
Local
$38,549
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Taylor demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "Varsity Blues"
· 1988 movie, "Heartbreak Hotel"
· 2007 movie, "The Hitcher"
· 2006 movie, "Infamous"
Well-known residents have included:
· Tex Avery, animator for Warner Brothers and MGM
Local festivals include:
  • Bloomin' Festival - May 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Taylor web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Moody Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Taylor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Williamson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Austin-Round Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76574 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Taylor residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylor ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylor was $16,683, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Taylor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Taylor festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Taylor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $889.


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Libraries in Taylor include Taylor Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Taylor include Taylor Daily Press

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Politics

Williamson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taylor political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Taylor workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Taylor between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Taylor include Best Western Taylor Inn.

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