U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Austin as the best place to live in the United States. With an overall score of 7.8 out of 10, Austin beat out other top metro areas such as Denver in second place with a score of 7.5, and San Jose in third place with a score of 7.4.
U.S. News & World Report analyzed 100 metro areas across the United States based on people's desire to live in the area, the perceived value of living in the area, the job market, the quality of life available to residents, and the net population.
Here's how Austin ranked on the scorecard:
- Desirability: 8.4
- Value: 7.3
- Job Market: 7.5
- Quality of Life: 7.3
- Net Migration: 9.8
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