Austin Area Named #5 Best for Relocating Families(Source: Community Impact Newspaper )
The Austin-Round Rock metro area is ranked #5 in the U.S. among the Best Cities for Relocating Families, according to a national study. Best Cities for Relocating Families, conducted by Primacy and Worldwide ERC, focuses on the ease with which a family can move to a new city and settle into a new life. Utilizing current data on the 150 most populous metropolitan statistical areas and encompassing nearly 50 factors important to relocating families, the report provides businesses, families and the national media with one convenient resource for detailed information. The study is conducted in collaboration with Bert Sperling's BestPlaces.
This year's report puts increased emphasis on the real estate market, which is currently one of the most significant issues in relocation.
At the same time, Primacy and Worldwide ERC have continued to enhance and expand analysis for economic, educational, quality of life, and climate factors. New categories for 2007 include recreation and leisure, arts and culture, air quality, watershed quality, sales tax, unemployment rates, job growth, area educational levels, school expenditures per student, students in public school, SAT/ACT percentile, and population growth.
If you are interested in relocating to the Austin area, give us a call today! We would love the opportunity to help you find the right place!