Taylor

A Refined Elegance Meets Small-Town Charm

Welcome to Taylor, TX

In the lush embrace of Texas, you'll find a locale brimming with both rustic charm and untapped potential. Taylor is experiencing a vibrant phase of development, where the cozy allure of yesteryears blends effortlessly with the promise of modern growth. Tech giant Samsung has selected this town as the setting for its new headquarters, injecting the local landscape with a delightful synergy of innovation and progress.
 

What to Love

  • A community ambiance with intimate appeal
  • Thriving development without sacrificing tranquility
  • Upcoming Samsung headquarters boosting job prospects

Local Lifestyle

Those who call Taylor home revel in the exquisite balance between its small-town ethos and the burgeoning vitality of new businesses. The presence of such a tech behemoth infuses a dash of urban sophistication into the town’s overall milieu, providing a day-to-day lifestyle that's both relaxed and exciting.
 

Dining and Entertainment

For those who appreciate culinary artistry, Taylor offers an array of dining experiences that mirror its eclectic character. Plowman’s Kitchen is a family-owned and operated restaurant offering upscale meals in the historic Old Taylor High School.
 
Another local treasure, Louie Mueller Barbecue, is where the connoisseur of fine meats will find solace. The ambiance is inviting, the staff congenial, and every bite a testament to the slow-cooked mastery that the South is known for—it’s also the best BBQ in all of Texas.
 
Enter the doors of La Scala, an intimate wine bar and restaurant, and you're transported into an atmosphere of high culinary drama, where each dish is a scene in a delightful gastronomic play.
 
Finally, a visit to Lucky Duck Cafe promises a laid-back, casual dining experience, complete with an outdoor patio where both coffee and conversations flow like art. This is where local charm and culinary expertise find their sweetest harmony.
 

Things to Do

Recreation in Taylor is as varied as its residents. Murphy Park serves as a lush oasis where families can picnic, fish, or indulge in a leisurely paddleboat ride. It's not merely a park; it's a natural sanctuary designed for the senses.
 
If you're someone who enjoys the thrill of community festivities, the town's annual parades are a spectacle of local culture and enthusiasm. Beyond that, the downtown area offers unique shopping experiences, and the upcoming Samsung plant is set to become a futuristic landmark worth touring.
 

Schools

  • Taylor ISD: Known for academic excellence:

Overview for Taylor, TX

21,546 people live in Taylor, where the median age is 38.9 and the average individual income is $28,263.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,546

Total Population

38.9 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$28,263.41

Average individual Income

Around Taylor, TX

There's plenty to do around Taylor, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

40
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including La Princière Bakery, Mixtape, and Hola Aloha.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.87 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.95 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.87 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.43 miles 22 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.9 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.59 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Taylor, TX

Taylor has 7,082 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Taylor do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,546 people call Taylor home. The population density is 267.55 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,546

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.9

Median Age

50.05 / 49.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,082

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$28,263.41

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Taylor, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Taylor. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Th Johnson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
St Paul Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Taylor High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Main Street Intermediate
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
1/5
Legacy Early College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Naomi Pasemann Elementary
PUBLIC
1st - 3rd
No rating available
St Mary's Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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