The 52,000-person city of Cedar Creek has grown substantially from 5,000 residents in 1990. The popularity of Cedar Park arises from the key dynamic of areas outside Austin: rustic charm next to big city adventure. As with other residential areas outside Austin, Cedar Park is family-friendly.
Attractions include the Highland Lakes, including Lake Travis only five to ten miles from Cedar Park. Residents of Cedar Park are also very in touch with nature. The area is rife with wildflowers, perfect for a beautiful spring bloom. Simple drives through the countryside are cited by residents as benefits for living in Cedar Park.
Median home prices in Cedar Park have remained stable around $220,000 from 2006 through 2011. Most of the homes in this area are new developments, due to the population multiplying ten times in twice as many years. Home prices range from $250,000 to $800,000.