Whether it’s the music, bats, food, or the University of Texas Longhorns, there’s a reason why 17 million people each year choose Austin as their travel destination of choice – and why thousands more move here each year.
Out of 146 cities and suburbs in the US, Austin's real estate market ranked 2nd in a study by Realtor.com to find the best place to invest in real estate for 2012.
Austin Cost of Living Averages:
In-State Tuition Costs per 12 Credit Semester: University of Texas at Austin: $5,107 Texas A&M University: $10,443
Home Purchase Price: $465,905 - Apartment Rent: $1,068
Gallon of Milk: $3.25 Gallon of Gas: $3.55 Carton of Eggs: $1.62