Below is a listing of recent acknowledgments and accolades that Austin has received from the news online and print media, recent studies, and public opinion polls at a national level.
• Austin ranked 20 among 100 of America’s Most Affordable Cities. (Forbes.com, March 2015)
• The Austin, Round Rock, and San Marcos region rank 9th in tech jobs in 2015, with an overall score of 49.73 according to NerdWallet. (NerdWallet, April 2015) www.nerdwallet.com/blog/cities/lifestyle/best-places-tech-jobs-2015
• The Milken Institute ranks Austin-Round Rock 4th on their list of the Best-Performing Cities based on job growth, wage growth, and high-tech GDP concentration. (Milken Institute, 2015)