Round Rock lands at No. 17 in latest “Best City in America” ranking

Study based on data from the U.S. Census and other sources

Here in Round Rock, we’ve got it pretty darn good! And once again, folks across the nation are taking notice.

Niche, an organization dedicated to “providing students, families, and professionals with deep insight into big life decisions,” has ranked our community No. 17 on their recent list of the 2018 “Best Cities to Live in America.”

The rankings provide a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area taking into account several key factors including “the quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities.”

Other Texans to make the top 25 include Plano (4), The Woodlands (7), Richardson (9), and Austin (24).

  1. Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Naperville, IL
  3. Berkeley, CA
  4. Plano, TX
  5. Arlington, VA
  6. Cambridge, MA
  7. The Woodlands, TX
  8. Overland Park, KS
  9. Richardson, TX
  10. Irvine, CA
  11. Columbia, MD
  12. Bellevue, WA
  13. Boulder, CO
  14. Madison, WI
  15. San Francisco, CA
  16. Seattle, WA
  17. Round Rock, TX
  18. Raleigh, NC
  19. Sunnyvale, CA
  20. Rochester, MN
  21. Columbia, MO
  22. Alexandria, VA
  23. Sandy Springs, GA
  24. Austin, TX
  25. Fort Collins, CO

More details on ranking methodology can be found online here:

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