What Makes Austin, Texas So Attractive??




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Everyone knows that Austin is the place to be.  The population is expanding rapidly, recently surpassing the 2 million mark for the metro area!  But why is Austin so hot right now? What is so attractive about this city that EVERYONE seems to be moving here? There is more than one answer to that question.  In fact, here are over 20 attributes of Austin that make it so, so hot!

 

HIGH JOB GROWTH

From February to 2015 to February 2016, the Austin area added jobs at a rate of 4.2%, putting it in 3rd place for job growth among major metro areas.


A LOW CRIME RATE

Austin’s consistently low crime rate – including a murder rate of only 2.8 per 100,000 – makes it safer than Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.


IT'S A SMART CITY

Austin ranks as the 6th most educated city in the U.S.


DOGS LOVE AUSTIN

Austin is the country’s 4th best city for dogs.


FOR MORE REASONS...

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