Quality of Life

Travis County and the surrounding communities continue to evolve. The area offers a quality of life that attracts new businesses and the lifestyle makes it one of the most desirable cities in the nation to live. The warm weather, national and local events and a strong education market make the Travis County Sheriff's Office a great place to start, grow and finish your career.


Cost of Living

Compared to similar metropolitian areas, Travis County offers a comparable, and often lower affordability rate. For a comparison, try out this cost of living calculator from the Austin Chamber of Commerce.


Travis County has many surrounding communities ranging from urban to rural for most any lifestyle and budget. Surrounding areas include: Austin, Bastrop, Buda, Cedar Park, Elgin, Hutto, Kyle, Manor, Pflugerville, Round Rock and San Marcos. DOWNLOAD AN AREA MAP!


There are a variety of highly rated public, charter and private schools in Travis County and the surrounding 10 school districts.



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