Round Rock ranks among top cities for living the American Dream

City earns accolade for upward mobility, low unemployment

The sky’s the limit in Round Rock, which just ranked as one of the top cities nationwide to live out the American Dream.

Round Rock ranked No. 5 on the list compiled by SmartAsset. The financial technology company based its 2018 findings on homeownership rate, diversity rate, upward mobility rate, median home value and unemployment rate. Round Rock scored in the top third of cities in four out of the five metrics.

“This city has a fairly high upward mobility rate and a low unemployment rate,” the company wrote. “Overall data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that only 3.1% of residents in Round Rock are unemployed.”

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