Round Rock ranks No. 5 best place to move to in Texas

Analysis ranks population growth, income, home prices, crime, parks and more

Homecity.com, a part of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, released its list of Best Places to Live in Texas, and Round Rock checks in at No. 5. 

The publication looked at stats such as population growth, household incomes, house prices, violent crime rates, food quality, public parks, affordability and commute times.

“The American promise to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness guarantee our citizens the freedom to choose where they live and how they live,” they wrote. “Buying a home is a milestone in that storied American journey towards prosperity, however, deciding where that home should be located can be a difficult and stress-inducing process.

“One global trend is clear above all the rest, Texas, the Lone Star State is the place where everyone wants to be. Texas is growing exponentially at about 1,000 people per day as reported by State Demographer Lloyd Potter.”

Here’s what the article had to say about Round Rock: “With the fifth-highest growth rate and the fourth-highest median household income in the state, residents pull-in $80,637 annually. For prospective residents with technological backgrounds, the Austin suburb is the perfect place to enjoy all the cultural perks of Austin while avoiding Austin’s traffic and congestion.”

The Top 10 

  1. Fort Worth
  2. Plano
  3. Austin
  4. Frisco
  5. Round Rock
  6. Irving
  7. San Antonio
  8. Dallas
  9. Midland
  10. Georgetown
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