The city's reputation as a job-creation machine has again propelled Austin to the top of a monthly report by The Business Journals' On Numbers. With an overall score of 83.9 out of 100 based on 18 economic factors, Austin tops the list of 102 cities measured.
The biggest reason why Austin remains No. 1 is its job-growth record. On Numbers reports that Austin is the only city in the nation with double-digit percentage job growth in that five-year period, at just under 11 percent.
Read more...Austin economy ranks No. 1 in the country via Real Estate Center at Texas A&M