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 100000 – 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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