Austin is...

Austin is ranked #2 in Parents Magazine's 2011 Best Cities For Families. (09-13-11) 

Austin is ranked #1 in Forbes Next Big Boom Town in US. (07-06-11) 

Dubbed one of the best American cities to live and work in by Business Review USA (1-31-11).

Analysis by Brookings Institution shows that Austin drew the largest number of young people, ages 25-34, from 2007-2009 (1-11-11).

Starting off 2011 with bang!!  Austin is ranked by Forbes as the city with the 3rd best job market (1-6-11).

Forbes #10 Best City of Find a Job (August 2010).

Deemed by the Milken Institute to be the second-best performing city in the country for 2010.

Picked by Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranking as the best city to live in for the next 10 years (July 2010).

Viewed by a CNN/Money study as recession-proof (Sept 2010).

Is the third-best place to live in the United States, according to a RelocateAmerica.com report (2010).

Is the third-best city for young entrepreneurs, says Under 30 CEO (2010).

Is one of the least-stressed cities around, according to Portfolio.com (Sept 2010).

Listed by Forbes as being one of the best cities for young professionals (June 2010).

According to an American Lung Association study, has some of the cleanest air in the country.

Is the best city for Hispanics, per Popular Hispanics.