Austin Ranked Best Place to Live in USA!


U.S News & World Report has released its list of the “100 Best Places to Live in the USA” and Austin comes in at #1. 100 metro areas were analyzed based on quality of life, job market, value of living there and people’s desire to live there.

Scores were based on a scale of 10 and Austin had an overall score of 7.8. In the categories U.S News looked at this is how Austin scored:

  • Desirability – 8.4
  • Value – 7.3
  • Job Market – 7.5
  • Quality of Life – 7.3
  • Net Migration – 9.8

Other Texas cities on the list include Dallas-Fort Worth (#15), Houston (#20), San Antonio (#23), El Paso (#76), and McAllen (#94).

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