According to a report about the most recent U.S Census Bureau estimates, seven of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more are located in Texas. The state, which saw an overall population growth rate of 5.4% from 2010 to 2013, is seeing growth spikes as high as 9.2% in Austin, as millennials continue to flock to cities.
In a state overflowing with pride, the question of a “best city” is an area of debate. Looking at a variety of data sources, NerdWallet ranked the 50 largest cities in Texas on quality-of-life indicators to determine the best places to live.”…
NerdWallet used the following “Quality of Life” indicators for scoring in their report: Crime Data=30%; Education=20%; Housing/Demographics=40% and Walk Score=10%. To see the full report, visit the NerdWallet website.
Brockway Realty has published the following blogs about past NerdWallet reports:League City Ranked in Top 5 Best Texas Cities for Young Families, May 27, 2013; Two Area Cities Rank in the Top 20 “Best Cities to Live In” By NerdWallet, July 8, 2014; and NerdWallet Releases Report about Best Texas Places for Young Families; Friendswood – League City – Pearland Listed in Top 20 Cities, November 4. 2014.
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By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty
Originally Posted on Brockway Realty LLC's Official Blog