Where To Live If You Work For Dell

Posted by Diane Johnson on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 5:02pm.

Dell Inc. is located in Round Rock, Texas, which is just 20 miles north of Downtown Austin. Dell is the largest shipper of PC monitors in the world, the 3rd largest PC vendor in the world, and the 6th largest company in Texas with respect to total revenue. They are definitely a force to be reckoned with in the Tech sector! Dell has a major facility and headquarters in the fabulous city of Round Rock and with this large facility comes the need for housing for all of the thousands and thousands of employees that are proud to call this area of Austin home.

Round Rock has a population that is just over 100,000 people and is rapidly growing due to companies just like Dell setting up shop in the area. The question then becomes where all these hardworking people are going to live. Round Rock itself has some affordable homes that surround the Dell Inc. facility and offices in the Round Rock East neighborhood. If you are more interested in a million dollar estate property, then the offerings in Georgetown will not disappoint. If you are partial to newer developments at a great price, then just south of the Dell facility is Pflugerville. Regardless of what type of home you are looking for and what kind of commute you are willing to make, there are some wonderful homes in exceptional communities close to the Dell offices.

Round Rock

Round Rock has a number of affordable homes in master planned communities. In the northern end of the community, you'll find areas such as Hidden Glen, Behrens Ranch, and Preserve at Stone Oak. These newer areas are a great way to get a new home with plenty of neighborhood amenities for everyone in the family. Parks, swimming pools, pathways, and much more are waiting for you in communities such as these. For those looking for a larger more luxurious family home, you may want to focus your attention in the Forest Creek neighborhood. This area has the Forest Creek Golf Club, which is the perfect backdrop for these highly sought after homes.

Cedar Park

The area of Cedar Park is appropriately known as active, carefree, and pristine. This area is only a few miles west of the Dell facility and offers a great range of property options including condos, townhomes, and single-family houses. Known for being an area that has a large number of young families, the property in this area is on the more affordable side, giving you a good variety of attached and detached properties that are sure to fit your family's needs.

Pflugerville Homes For Sale

Pflugerville is a city that borders Round Rock on the southern end of the community. This very affordable area is ideal for families that are looking for a bit more space for their money. The homes on the northern end of the community in neighborhoods such as Pflugerville Heights or Cambridge Heights are practically walking distance to the Dell facility. There are a number of other great neighborhoods in this area, which will offer you the same amazing commute to work! For a more affordable housing option that offers you newly-constructed properties, be sure to have a look in areas around Lake Pflugerville. These homes are great for first-time buyers looking for a way to enter the housing market, while providing a lake for your family to use on those hot Texas summer afternoons.


Georgetown is just north of Round Rock, which makes your commute to work about 10-15 minutes. There's an abundance of homes that have Victorian style architecture and many properties with a modern, contemporary appearance. If you are looking for a few acres of land and a stunning view of Lake Georgetown, then this is great way to have a lake property just minutes from your office at Dell. There are also beautiful homes closer the charming Georgetown city center that offer you a pedestrian-lifestyle, as you are minutes from just about everything in this wonderful city.

Lake Travis Homes For Sale

For those of you that want a more affordable lakeside home, you simply must check out the offerings around Lake Travis. Many Austin residents have their primary or recreational property in this area. The increase in residents living in this area has brought in developers that have created (and are still creating) a number of fantastic housing projects. Whether you want a million-dollar hillside retreat or a stylish townhome close to the lake, this property market has all of this and much more just 20 miles west of the Dell facility.

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