Austin Ratings and Rankings

Year after year, Austin has been named one of the best places to live for a multitude of reasons. From the best city for millennials to one of the best cities for successful aging, Austin real estate has been growing in value for its diverse city offerings and creative, forward-thinking culture. Employers have taken notice, too. Austin’s workforce is strengthened by over 100 newcomers per day in the state that’s repeatedly been listed as one of the best places for business - be it a small startup or a large tech biz. The strength of the Austin jobs market has made it one of the best U.S. cities for the future. Not just an economic powerhouse in the U.S., Austin’s jobs market and economic fortitude is making an impact on the global scene, as well.

Whether the motivation for relocating to Austin is to invest in Austin real estate, start an exciting new business venture, or raise a family, Austin is one of the best cities to live and at the best price. Cain Realty Group is eager to help you with your move to one of the best places on earth! And if you’re already living in Austin and thinking of relocating to another area within Austin, contact Cain Realty Group today to find out how we can make your move as easy and rewarding as possible!

Be sure to check out our collection of Austin awards, ratings, rankings and accolades from the past below.  Austin, its housing market, its local economy and its overall allure isn't a recent trend or fad.  Austin has been receiving national and global notoriety for years and will continue to be a favorite for those relocating for years and decades to come.

Austin Accolades and Rankings 2024
Austin Ranked #7 for Most New Construction Homes Sold in America

The dominance of Texas metros in the top 10 for new construction reflects the state's growing economy and population. Austin's position as the seventh-highest seller of new construction homes ... Read more about Austin Ranked #7 for Most New Construction Homes Sold in America

Austin Ranked #9 in 2024-2025 Best Places to Live in America

Austin's return to the top 10 in the "Best Places to Live" list is exciting news! It highlights the city's resilience and continued appeal as a desirable place to live. With its dynamic blend of ... Read more about Austin Ranked #9 in 2024-2025 Best Places to Live in America

Austin Ranked #24 in Top Metros with the Most Millionaires

This report provides a fascinating glimpse into the shifting landscape of wealth distribution and lifestyle among the elite in the U.S. Austin Ranked #24 in Top Metros with the Most Millionaires.... Read more about Austin Ranked #24 in Top Metros with the Most Millionaires

Austin Ranked #1 in Texas for America’s Hottest Job Markets

New study according to The Wall Street Journal’s annual ranking, shows Austin's job market ranked #1 in Texas and had the strongest labor force participation among large metro areas in the U.S.... Read more about Austin Ranked #1 in Texas for America’s Hottest Job Markets

Austin Ranked #10 in 2024 Wealthiest Cities in America

The 2024 USA Wealth Report, produced by Henley & Partners and New World Wealth, highlights the wealthiest cities in America by analyzing the presence of millionaires, centi-millionaires ... Read more about Austin Ranked #10 in 2024 Wealthiest Cities in America

UT Austin Ranked #58 in Top Global Universities

Education helps people shape thoughts, emotions and behavior in ways that contributes to their success and overall well-being.  It develops positive behaviors, self-confidence and prepares ... Read more about UT Austin Ranked #58 in Top Global Universities

Austin Ranked #7 in The Top Tech Cities in the U.S.

The environment in which individuals live and work can have a significant impact on their success in the tech industry, and Austin is recognized as one of the favorable environments for tech ... Read more about Austin Ranked #7 in The Top Tech Cities in the U.S.

Austin Ranked #1 in Best State Capitals to Live In

State capitals play a significant role beyond just being centers for lawmaking. Many of them are vibrant cities with substantial economic and cultural contributions, making them desirable places to ... Read more about Austin Ranked #1 in Best State Capitals to Live In

Austin Ranked #1 in Best Metros for STEM Professionals

The demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) workers is indeed on the rise.  According to the latest analysis by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM professions ... Read more about Austin Ranked #1 in Best Metros for STEM Professionals

Austin Ranked #1 in 2024 Best Performing Cities in America

The U.S. economy has indeed shown resilience and growth despite challenges such as ongoing inflation and rising interest rates, with metropolitan areas playing a central role in driving this ... Read more about Austin Ranked #1 in 2024 Best Performing Cities in America

Austin Ranked #5 for Best Cities for Jobs

Job hunting can indeed be a challenging process, and considering factors like inflation adds an extra layer of complexity. It's great that WalletHub is providing insights to ease the burden for ... Read more about Austin Ranked #5 for Best Cities for Jobs

Austin Ranked #4 in The Best Places To Live and Work as a Moviemaker

It's fascinating to learn about MovieMaker's study, highlighting cities with a strong film and TV industry presence, abundant networking opportunities, and a genuine embrace of cinematic culture.... Read more about Austin Ranked #4 in The Best Places To Live and Work as a Moviemaker

Austin Ranked #43 Globally in the World’s Best Cities

Austin's popularity as a relocation destination is often attributed to its thriving job market, diverse cultural scene, and relatively lower cost of living compared to some other major cities.... Read more about Austin Ranked #43 Globally in the World’s Best Cities