If it isn't already known, Austin is rockin' and rollin' when it comes to all things growth, real estate, tech, and jobs. Our city ranked in the top 10 in 4 categories with Business Facilities for 2021 metro rankings.

  • #1 Fastest-growing metros (Population): Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown
  • #2 Tech Hubs (Growth Potential)
  • #7 Fintech Leaders
  • #10 Startup Ecosystems

Speaking of job growth, Austin has regained 96% of spring 2020’s pandemic-related job losses. There were about 88,000 Available Job Postings during the June 2021 monthly reporting period, an increase of 3,900 postings compared to the previous month.

Planning your 3 day weekend already? Austin was also just ranked as a "Best Labor Day Weekend Getaways in Texas" by Trips to Discover. In the case that you wanted to see more Austin accolades, WalletHub says Austin is the number 8 "Best large city to start a business."

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