Austin has been named the fastest growing city in the country, the number one place to live (2017, 2018, and 2019), and the #2 City for Real Estate Investment. Austin has 152 people moving to the city per day. Consistently named among the best places to live and work, Austin is known for its booming economy while maintaining a laid back vibe, high quality of life, and low cost of living. With multiple lakes, the surrounding hills, ample hike and bike trails and parks, Austin is an outdoorsperson’s dream. Austin also is known for its quality food and night life. Crowned the “Live Music Capital of the World”, Austin offers over 250 live music venues.
In addition, Austin is a very business friendly environment with over 600 corporate expansions and relocations to Austin since 2004. “Silicon Hills” has led the nation in employment growth, population growth, and unemployment rate. Also offering no state tax, these statistics make it a great place to relocate your business.
Austin has highly rated school districts with five AISD schools ranked among the best in the nation. The Eanes Independent School District is ranked the #2 School District in Texas with Westlake High School ranked as the #3 best Public High School in Texas. The Lake Travis Independent School District is the 9th best School District in Texas. Eanes ISD, Lake Travis ISD, Round Rock ISD, Dripping Springs ISD, and Leander ISD are all ranked among the top 25 performing school districts in Texas.
With just under 51,000 students, the University of Texas is a great asset to the city. The university is a huge reason why Austin is one of the most highly educated cities in the country with approximately 47 percent of the population having received a bachelor’s degree. With successful football, basketball, and baseball teams, UT has a lot of sports activities to offer to Austin residents.
Austin is also excited to have Austin FC, the first top division professional sports team in Austin. Austin FC will compete in Major League Soccer (MLS) starting in 2021. The stadium will host 20,500.
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