Infographic: Why everyone is moving to Austin

Jan 8, 2014
Austin Business Journal

It's no secret that Austin has become a hotspot for businesses in a range of industries and people looking to work for those businesses. Just a few weeks ago, ABJ reporter Robert Grattan dived into the migration stats and showed you who to talk to if you're interested in moving your business here


Now, Austin-based Web design and analytics firm Complete Web Resources crafted an infographic — scroll down to view it — that compiles the area's attractive economic and immigration statistics into one image. Consider it an "at-a-glace" summary of the reasons why people are moving to Austin


"Austin is the fastest growing city in the U.S., and for good reason; it offers aspiring Austinites a fast growing economy and a cost of living that’s 15 percent below the national average," reads the blog post in which the infographic appears. "The crime rates are low, the housing market is healthy, and Austin ranks as one of the fittest cities in the U.S., with a population that loves being outdoors and having a great time."


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