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Why Everyone is Moving to Austin

Why everyone is moving to CAustin USA TODAY FORBES BUSINESS INSIDER Names Austin a Top City for Tech Startups Ranks Austin among America's Ranks Austin the 9th coolest cities to live most innovative city Bloomberg News ranks Austin No. 1 on its list of Top 12 American Boomtowns Austin's crime rate is fourth lowest in the nation among cities with more than 500,000 people Austin's Housing Market has been ranked No. 5 among the 10 Austin is ranked the 11th Fittest City in America and number 1 fittest city in healthiest markets for 2013 Texas in the latest American Fitness Index by The American College of Sport Medicine HIGH TECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN AUSTIN Austin ranks 5th 49,445 Number of firms Ranked #2 2,591 High-Tech Jobs in in 2012 CAustin in the nation por the number of technology start-ups per capita. 8.1% CAnnual Job Growith in the nation for tech startup jobs TOP FIRMS EMPLOYING TOP FIRMS EMPLOYING 6000 AND OVER 2000-5,999 » AUSTIN SCHOOL DISTRICT » ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES » CITY OF AUSTIN • APPLE • DELL » APPLIED MATERIALS » FEDERAL GOVERNMENT » AT & T » IBM CORPORATION » AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE » ROUND ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT » FLEXTRONICS » SETON HEALTHCARE FAMILY » FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR • STATE OF TEXAS » GIRLING HEALTH CARE » UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN • HAYS SCHOOL DISTRICT » SAMSUNG AUSTIN SEMICONDUCTOR » WHOLE FOODS MARKET FAST GROWING COMPANIES Top 5 fast growing large companies with revenue more than $10M Compounded Annual Growth Rate Top 5 fast growing small companies with revenue less than $10M 300 291.22% 250 - 205.74% 200 170.16% 181.32% 157.46% 176.75% 150 149.87% 151.23% 145.31% 100 116.94% 50 Invodo Inc. Kendra Scott Design Inc Sabre Commercial Inc. Neos Consulting Group LLC PSW Real Estate Phunware Inc. Gossett Jones Homes Inc. Circular Energy LP Flix Entertainment LLC Big Red Dog Engineering | Consulting COMPANY EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY 18.2% Management, Business and Financial 8.8% Computer, Engineering & Science 11.80% Education, Legal, Comm, Arts and Media 4.6% Health Practitioners & Technical 16.5% Service 11.6% Sales & Related 128% Office & Admin Support 5.6% Construction & Extraction 0.3% Farming, Fishing & Forestry 25% Installation, Maintenance & Repair 3.9% Production 3.4% Transportation & Material Moving AMERICA'S FASTEST GROWING CITY Austin ranked first among the top 50 U.S. metro areas based on net migration. 158 1.8 7% million 37.3% No. of people moving to Austin each day Increase in population Increase in population Austin's population grew from 2000 to 2010 from 2010 to 2012 to over 1.8 million in 2012 due to migration. AUSTIN PROPERTY VALUES ON THE RISE Austin stands No. 1 nationally in home price jump. The home prices jumped 2.97 percent in Austin between the third quarters of 2011 and 2012. HOUSE PRICE INDEX in 3rd quarter of 2011 in 3rd quarter of 2012 in 1991 100 196 201.83 LOW COST OF LIVING IN AUSTIN AUSTIN'S COST OF LIVING INDEX (U.S. -100) GROCERY 85.3 HOUSING 86.2 24 UTILITIES 93.6 TRANSPORTATION The cost of housing is 15 % below the national average. 98.3 HEALTH CARE 101.2 COMPOSITE 93.5 COST OF LIVING COMPARED WITH OTHER CITIES 250 224.1 200 150 140.1 129.8 1627 115.1 100 95 93.5 96.3 104 95.5 91.1 94.7 50 Los Angeles NY(Manhattan) Salt Lake City San Francisco Atlanta Austin Boston Dallas Chicago Denver Phoenix Raleigh Presented By: CWR Sources: - Employment by industry, low cost of living, employees, Index, U.S = 100

Why Everyone is Moving to Austin

shared by kyle.m.sanders on Jan 08
Austin is the fastest growing city in the United States and with good reason; a strong, continually growing economy, cost of living that's 15% below the national average, healthy real estate market, a...


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