If you’re willing to deal with a little summer heat, warm sunny days are common in Texas and freezing temperatures are rare. San Antonio boasts 220 days per year of sunshine on average, with just 16 days of freezing temperatures and only dropping down to 20 °F for one day each year.
More Relaxed Lifestyle
The fast-moving, hustle-and-bustle of NYC culture can be tough on people. Likely due to the more relaxed nature of Texas cities, new residents report more openness from strangers and friendly interactions.
No State Income Tax
With new IRS regulations removing the state and local tax exemption from federal income taxes, Texas’ total absence of state income tax becomes all the more appealing. Add that to the lower cost of living and the financial savings really start to pile up!