U.S. News analyzed 100 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live.
This was based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there.
Austin ranks as #1 with an overall score of 7.8 out of 10.
Read more detailed info on some of the areas in Central Texas, home values, and more.
Below are some links to some of the surrounding areas and all about them courtesy of Independence Title: