The Texas city of Austin was voted America’s number one place to live by U.S. News & World Report. The city of Austin had a great quality of life and it was also a great place that offered lots of employment opportunities and an affordable lifestyle.
The city provides great educational opportunities for children and the communities and neighborhoods are considered among the best in the nation. Austin’s job market is very strong. If it was not a solid market then this city would not have made it to this spot. This city is loaded with sales agents, custodians, food service managers, medical professionals, accountants, teachers and insurance workers. The point is that Austin’s job market is flexible enough to accommodate many types of job seekers.
Close to a million people live in this city so it is a fairly large city with lots to offer. It has a relatively low crime rate and the city has a laid back western atmosphere. Even though the city is laid back, it does have enough events, fairs, festivals and music concerts to keep people hyped up with fun and having a good time.
The median household income is $55,216 which is slightly lower than the U.S. average of $56,516. So, a family can support themselves within the city. The average cost of a home is about $215,000. Once again, homes are affordable and people can purchase them for a decent price. Other factors on this report included available medical care within the city, city services and entertainment. All of these factors helped to figure out Austin’s position as America’s most decent place to live in 2017.