Austin, Texas’s capital is a dynamic place if you want to live a pulsating life. It is the place for you if you love to go music concerts, eat at famous restaurants and go clubbing with your friends after a good day’s work. Austin’s employment rate is expected to grow at 4% annually making it the fastest growing city to live in among Texas states. Given the city’s chic reputation for its nightlife, no wonder it is getting populated by young people everyday. People passing out from the State University prefer to stay back and work in the city itself. With its infrastructure and job market, it is the perfect place to make your home.
Austin’s job market is also as diverse and interesting as its nightlife. The city boosts of a varied range of employers, from IT, healthcare, education, government etc. to name a few. With top notch companies like AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Accenture announcing major expansions, it is topping the charts for maximum job growth in United States. No wonder over the past five years, the city’s migration rate is one of the highest in United States. With an unemployment rate as low as 5.5 %, you can be assured that your dreams will come true.
In IT sector, companies like Dell, IBM, Apple Inc, Hewlett-Packard and Cisco have their office set up in the city. In November 2013, an average home price listing is around $ 581, 283 but one can find great options for under 300 k as well. For example: For $ 256,490 you can get a 4 bedroom, 2 full and 1 partial bath residence. The best neighborhoods to move in are Steiner Ranch, Windsor Park, North Burnet and Dittmar Crossing in the city.
So for the young and dynamic people looking for a vivacious life with low cost of living, Austin is heaven. There is no state income tax and gas is less expensive compared to other states. And let’s not even mention the liquor bills at clubs, you wouldn’t believe them. So pack you bags, and head to Austin since you wouldn’t have a better option around.