Pflugerville has the 503rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 18.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Pflugerville is part of the Austin metro area. Unemployment in the Austin area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Austin has the 32nd largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pflugerville is below average at $49,560, and the median cost of a home in Pflugerville is $168,500, which is the same as the national average. 36% of workers in Pflugerville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pflugerville. 73% of Pflugerville workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Pflugerville spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.