Austin Texas is the fifth-most livable city in America for people 35 and under according to Vocativ, a data-oriented news website. The ranking looks at 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., based on an analysis of statistics such as salary, employment, rent, public transit, weather and crime.
Texas has cheap rent, gas and Wi-Fi, a ton of young people and a booming economy. According to Vocativ, it's clear that Austin's booming economic scene helped push it into the top 10. Vocativ ranked Austin the No. 2 city for jobs, but in other rankings, Austin comes in middle of the pack. It ranked No 29. in terms of housing costs, 34th in terms of food options (an index that combined grocery affordability and the number of coffee shops and take out restaurants per capita), 39th in terms of transit and gas expenses, 39th in terms of demographic diversity, and 54th in its entertainment index.
This is great news for Austin and our booming economy!