What life is really like in the ‘best place to live in America,’ where live music and jobs are plentiful but you have to battle daily traffic jams and scorching summers

August 13, 2019

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If you’re looking for the best place to live in America, look no further than Austin, Texas, according to a 2019 U.S. News report.
The report analyzed the 125 most populous US metro areas based on the quality of life, job market, value for money, and desirability.
Austin’s booming job market, the availability of live music, and its vibrant restaurant scene are just some of the perks that place this city in the No. 1 spot.
Here’s what it’s like to live in the Lone Star State’s capital city.
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Austin is the best place to live in America, according to a 2019 U.S. News report.

Source: U.S. News

The city may be best known for housing the state’s capitol, which was erected in the late 1880s.

Source: Austin History Center

But it has also evolved into one of the nation’s largest cities, sporting a booming job market, vast nightlife and restaurant scenes, and a focus on outdoor experiences.

Source: U.S. News

These cultural offerings have brought young professionals, in particular, flocking to the capital city for all that it has to offer.

Source: U.S. News and Brookings

And that influx is noticeable: Austin is the fastest-growing major metro area in the country, according to US Census Bureau estimates from mid-April 2019.

Source: Curbed Austin

There are about 2 million people residing in the Austin metro area, according to U.S. News.

Source: U.S. News

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