Austin Ratings and Rankings

Austin TX Relocation GraphicYear after year, Austin has been named one of the best places to live for a multitude of reasons. From the best city for millennials, to one of the best cities for successful aging, Austin real estate has been growing in value for its diverse city offerings and creative, forward-thinking culture. Employers have taken notice, too. Austin’s workforce is strengthened by over 100 newcomers per day in the state that’s repeatedly been listed as one of the best places for business - be it a small startup or a large tech biz. The strength of the Austin jobs market has made it one of the best U.S. cities for the future. Not just an economic powerhouse in the U.S., Austin’s jobs market and economic fortitude is making an impact on the global scene, as well.

Whether the motivation for relocating to Austin is to invest in Austin real estate, start an exciting new business venture, or raise a family, Austin is one of the best cities to live and at the best price. The Cain Team is eager to help you with your move to one of the best places on earth! And if you’re already living in Austin and thinking of relocating to another area within Austin, contact the Cain Team today to find out how we can make your move as easy and rewarding as possible!

Be sure to check out our collection of Austin awards, ratings, rankings and accolades from the past below.  Austin, its housing market, its local economy and its overall allure isn't a recent trend or fad.  Austin has been receiving national and global notoriety for years and will continue to be a favorite for those relocating for years and decades to come.

Austin Accolades 2017
Austin No. 9 In The Country For Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Austin is the ninth best city in America when it comes to keeping New Year's resolutions, according to a study by WalletHub. The study took several categories of holding resolutions and ranked 182 ... Read more

Keller Williams Rated #1 Company to Work for in 2018

It is no secret the amazing culture that comes with being in partnership with Keller Williams. When you choose to join Keller Williams, you join forces with the most dynamic real estate company in ... Read more

Austin Deemed Best City for Veterans to Live

To help military veterans find the best places in which to put down roots based on their status, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 17 key indicators of ... Read more

Austin Ranks #24 on List of Hottest Zip Codes

Austins most recent accolade comes from Realtor.com analysis of over 32,000 ZIP codes. This analysis is based on factors such as the time it takes properties to sell and how frequently homes are ... Read more

Austin is one of the Top 10 Foodie Cities in America

Austin is known for its love of food, food trucks, and there is a surplus of amazing cuisines to join in on the "foodie" lifestyle. According to WalletHub's findings, Austin is voted one of the ... Read more

Austin Voted Best City in the U.S For Dog Lovers

It's no secret that Austin is a little bit weird, but it is also no secret that Austin is a city for man's best friend! Around 54 million American households have at least one dog, compared to 43 ... Read more

Austin Earns #9 Spot of Fastest Growing Cities in the US

Experts might not agree on the “best” or the “right” recipe for rapid economic growth, but some cities know the key ingredients for long-term prosperity. Patterns emerge ... Read more

Austin is No. 3 on ranking for Where Tech Salaries go the Furthest

Austin steadily rakes in new accolades and this particular addition is a hit in the technology industry. Tech jobs in the United States are well paying but tech hubs are pricey. For tech jobs, ... Read more

Austin is No. 7 on ranking of the Most Popular Moving Destinations in the U.S

With such a diverse culture and community it is no mystery why Austin, Tx is the 7th most #popular city to move to in the United States. Who can blame them, right? New United Van Lines study ... Read more

Austin Earns Spot on List of Top Ten Cities to Retire in

According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute's 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, six in 10 workers reported feeling at least somewhat confident that they'll have adequate finances to ... Read more

Austin is one of the 10 Most Educated Cities in America based on ranking of the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan areas

To identify the most and least educated cities in America, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across two key dimensions, ... Read more

Austin Ranks #6 of WalletHub’s 2017 Best Big Cities to Live In

Big cities continue to get bigger – and fast! According to the United States Census Bureau, large urban centers are growing at nearly twice the rate recorded during the opening decade of the ... Read more

Austin's Stature as a Top Technology Hub is Reinforced in a New National Research Report

Austin's stature as a top technology hub is reinforced in a new national research report ranking it #7 among the top 25 U.S. tech cities. The top 25 tech cities were determined by analyzing the ... Read more

Austin ranks 3rd among large metros Creating the Highest Wage Jobs based on measures of the growth and vitality of the professional & business services sector.

As the Country moves toward full employment, at least as economists define it, the quality of jobs has replaced joblessness as the primary concern. The biggest challenge for most parts of the U.... Read more

Austin Earns Spot #25 on List of Most Diverse Cities in America

Thanks to the rapid demographic diversification, America is undergoing an extreme makeover and soon you won’t even recognize her. Not only have the waves of immigration changed the face of the ... Read more

Austin is a Top 10 Tech Market in Cushman & Wakefield’s inaugural “Tech Cities 1.0” report

Cushman & Wakefield explores tech cities in the U.S., including big players today and those to watch. TechCities 1.0 takes a close look at market drivers in an effort to distinguish tech cities ... Read more

Savills Names Austin as Top Tech City in the World for 2017

Austin takes the top spot in the newly-released report of Savill's top tech cities in the world. The research program came up with the final list top 22 cities with the goal to understand the "many ... Read more

Austin is the 3rd Best City to Start a Career.

As the plunge into adulthood is right around the corner for many young future graduates now is the perfect time to disclose Austins newest accolade. Austin has been named as the 3rd best city to ... Read more

Austin Named as One of Top Ten U.S. Cities for New College Graduates

Late spring brings way more than just May flowers, crawfish season, pollen season, and the hallowed calling in sick on warm Mondays season. It also brings hordes of college ... Read more

Austin is the Best Place in Texas to Start a Business-- Wallethub

Texas has seen its fair share of successful business startups in the last decade, and both investors and entrepreneurs just can't help but fall in love with Texas' business-friendly culture and ... Read more

Austin Makes it to List of Top Cities for Job Seekers; Best in Work-Life Balance and High Salaries

A newly published national list has named Austin as the 4th best city to be in for job seekers. Thanks to Austin's healthy job market, many career opportunities await millennials and other ... Read more

Top Performing Public High Schools in Austin

Based on an article released by the Austin Business Journal last April 24, 2017, the top 10 high schools in the Austin area on the U.S. News list and their state/national ranking are: Liberal Arts ... Read more

Several Austin-based Companies Make it to List of Best Workplaces in Texas for 2017

Austin is known to be the hub of tech companies in the region, and with the area's low unemployment rate, organizations often find it challenging to recruit and retain the best professionals in the ... Read more

Austin is No. 7 on ranking of 50 Global Future-Ready Economies Enabling Innovation & Change Through Technology

Dell today recognized 50 cities around the world for embracing technology to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing and globalized future. This ranking, the Dell Future- Ready Economies Model, scores ... Read more

Austin Makes it to List of Top Cities Where Home Values Drastically Appreciated in 2016

Austin is a thriving city with a truly growing economy, but there are just some sectors that cannot grow as well as the others. While industries such as technology and finance are booming in the ... Read more

Austin Among Top U.S. Cities Where People Want to Live

The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area was the nation’s ninth-fastest growing metro last year and the most-populated location among the ... Read more

City Demographer Reports Number of Migrants in 2016 Exceeded Official Estimates

Recent estimates published by the U.S. Census Bureau that released new county and metro-area population estimates for Austin reports that the capital of Texas added 159 people per day, on ... Read more

Austin-Round Rock Suburb One of Best Suburban Hotspots in the U.S.

Nationally, strong demand in the real estate market has resulted in active home listings falling by 11% and prices increasing by 10% year over year, as of January 2016. This trend is straining ... Read more

Top 10 Cities Where Downtown Living is Making a Comeback

Downtown living is commonly defined as taking up residence right at the heart of the metro, where the bustling city of lights and steel jungle offers EVERYTHING an individual wishes for-- all a ... Read more

Austin is one of America’s 20 Hardest Working Cities

Many U.S. cities represent the strong work ethic that helped to build the world’s biggest economy better than others. In order to determine which cities outwork the rest of America, ... Read more

Austin Voted #2 City to Live in for Seniors

Austin, Texas may be known by many for its motto "keep Austin weird" but there is much more than quirky bars and shops in this southern town. Austin has been named #2 city in the United States for ... Read more

Austin is one of the 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family

Looking to make a move? Thinking of joining the Austin area community? Great idea! Austin was just voted the 9th best city in the U.S to raise a family! SmartAsset.com conducted an amazing study to ... Read more

Austin Makes it to List of Top U.S. Cities that are Gentrifying the Fastest

One of the current issues in U.S. urban housing is the g-word-- "gentrification". While experts are divided on whether it has a positive or negative impact on the community, it cannot be denied that ... Read more