Austin Named Best City to Live in America Right Now

ccording to a study done by Money Magazine Austin is the best city to live in right now! Out of a list of the top ten, Austin was named THE best place to live at the number 1 spot on the list. If you need some more reasons to move to Austin here are some factoids that are sure to make you rethink your current living situation-

-          Average Family Income: $87,389

-          Median Home Price: $326,562

-          Projected Job Growth (2017-2022): 10.9%

Not only is the job growth projected to grow by over 10%, but the unemployment rate sits below the national average at just 3%. The job growth projection is contributed from small businesses but more importantly the tech boom. Large tech corporations like Dell, IBM, and Amazon are the biggest employment opportunities. Austin was named THE best city to start a small business and named by Forbes as one of the top rising cities for startups.

Getting a job is Austin won’t be hard, and entertaining yourself won’t be difficult either. Named “Live Music Capital of the World” you can find a live band on nearly every corner and every restaurant. Speaking of restaurants… Austin continues to maintain its reputation as one of the most diverse spots for “foodies”. Asian inspired BBQ, amazing Mexican cuisine, and fun tapas restaurants bring a unique feel to the city.

To top it off, lets talk about the weather and a few of the outdoor activities Austin has to offer. The heart of downtown sits on the Colorado River. Spend your mornings walking the trails with your dog, enjoy the summer and paddle board on the river, or enjoy a cocktail watching the sunset during happy hour at Hula Hut with your friends.

I’m not sure what else Austin can bring to make it an even better city than it already is. Austin is starting to gain the recognition it deserves as THE best city to live in right NOW. If you are looking to change your life for the better and move to Austin, contact Cain Realty Group and we will give you all the information and resources you need to live your BEST LIFE!

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