The top 27 reasons why Austin is a great place to live

February 13, 2008 at 6:56 pm 2 comments



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Austin ranks as the 4th Best City in Overall Standard of Living by Expansion Management, June 2006

Austin ranks 2nd among the Top 10 Best Big Cities in the country by cnn.money.com, 2006

Austin ranks as the 3rd Smartest City in the country by Bizjournals.com, June 2006

Austin ranks in the Top 5 “Smart Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and the Austin Business Journal, June 06’

Austin ranked 28th in Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes, May 2006

Austin ranks 2nd in the 50 Best Places to Live by Men’s Journal, March 2006

Austin ranks 6th in the Top 10 Cities for Walking by Prevention magazine, August 2006

Austin ranks as the Best Place to Live in America for Hispanics by Hispanic magazine for the second year in a row, August 05’

Austin ranks as the 2nd Best Place to Live for Moviemakers by Moviemaker Magazine, December 2005

Austin ranks 3rd Best Wireless Place to Live in America by Livescience.com, June 2005

Austin ranks 2nd among the 10 Best Places to Live, judging on financial, educational and quality of life criteria by Money magazine, July 2006

Austin was included in the 8 Cheapest Places You’d Want to Live survey by Sperling’s BestPlaces.com and msn.com, July 06’

Austin ranks 2nd among the 50 Best Places to Live comparing the combinations of adventure, attractiveness, and affordability by Men’s Journal, April 2006

Austin was voted the Best Place to Live for Future Business Locations by Expansion Magazine, August 06’

Austin ranks 9th in the Top 10 Hot Cities for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur.com, September 05’

According to DogFancy Austin is one of the Top 10 Cities to Be a Dog, November 2005

Austin ranks 8th of America’s Cleanest Cities by Reader’s Digest, July 2005

Austin ranks 10th in the Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America by Sperling’s, July 2006

Austin ranks 11th in the 25 Best Running Cities in America poll by Runners World, July 2005

Austin makes the cut as one of 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live by Gregory A. Kompes, December 2005

Austin ranks 2nd on Vegetarian Times’ Ten Greenest Cities list, July/August 2005 Pollstar names Austin City Limits Music Festival the “Festival of the Year” during it’s annual Concert Industry Awards, February 2006

American Way magazine features “The Top 10 Lists of Great American Music” and Austin appears on three of the lists including “great music towns,” “great bigger-is-better music festivals” for the Austi City Limits Music Festival and “sacred ground” for Threadgill’s restaurant, June 2005

Austin ranks 6th in a study by Silicon Valley naming the nation’s Top Tech Hubs. The study compared business and quality-of-life issues, claiming Austin has affordable housing, electricity and state taxes, September 2005

Austin is among the Coolest Cities for Young Professionals according to Kiplinger.com, September 2005

Austin ranks 1st among U.S. cities in the fourth annual Mayors Challenge rankings of the Best Cities for Future Business Locations by Management magazine

Each year, Intel ranks the Top 100 U.S. Cities and Regions with the Greatest Number of Commercial and Public Wireless Internet Access Points and Austin ranks third, October 2006

Austin ranks 3rd in a list of America’s Most Innovative Cities by the Wall Street Journal

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. AdamD  |  February 14, 2008 at 7:08 pm

    Sperling’s BestPlaces is http://www.bestplaces.net

    Reply
  • 2. MovieMaker Magazine  |  February 19, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks for the mention. MovieMaker Magazine has released a new list of the Top 10 Cities to Live, Work and Make Movies … Winter 2008 issue, Austin is ranked #1.

    Sincerely,
    Your Friends at MovieMaker

    Reply

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