Round Rock among top 10 fastest growing economies
Some cities have the best of everything: the jobs, the schools, the museums, the nightlife, you name it. They know the recipe for attractiveness. Round Rock is one of those cities, according to a recent study of socioeconomic growth by WalletHub released in September 2015. The company compared 515 U.S. cities of varying sizes across 10 key metrics, ranging from population growth to unemployment rate decrease. Round Rock ranked No. 10 overall.
Williamson County is third healthiest in Texas in 2015
For the sixth year in a row, Williamson County ranks as one of the healthiest counties in Texas. The 2015 County Health Rankings list Williamson County as the third healthiest place to live among 237 counties in Texas.
Round Rock ranks among most affordable places
The City of Round Rock topped the list for Livability.com’s 10 Best Affordable Places to Live in 2015. Livablity.com’s editors looked at cities across the country, evaluating not only cost of living but its own LivScore.
Round Rock was No. 3 on Nerdwallet’s list of Most Affordable Places in America. In this study, there was a distinction between “cheap” and “affordable” by comparing a place’s median income with its cost of living to find truly affordable places.
Greater Austin Area named 2nd Best Metro Area for STEM Professionals
In January 2015, WalletHub.com named the Austin-Round Rock Area the 2nd Best Metro Area for STEM Professionals — science, technology, engineering and math.
Round Rock named among America’s most caring suburbs
Round Rock is the 8th most caring suburb in America, according to the Movoto Real Estate Blog in January 2015. The blog editors looked at the suburb’s student-counselor ratio, crime rate, number of community services and mental health counselors and other criteria when putting together the list. According to the blog, “this little city just outside of Austin shows almost as much love as its bigger neighbor. Not only does it have a student to counselor ratio of just 15 to 1, but it also—somewhat surprisingly—has some of the most carpooling residents in the country.”
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