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Why is Round Rock a Great Place to Live?

We absolutely LOVE Round Rock. But if you're thinking of moving here, don't just take it from us... Take a look at this list of accolades the Round Rock area has accumulated in recent years:

  • Williamson County ranked No. 15 in Country for private sector tech job gains by PPI Tech/Info Index (2015)
  • Williamson County ranked No. 10 County in the U.S. wealthy people are moving to by Governing (2015)
  • Forbes ranks Texas “Best State to Make Living in 2015”
  • Austin-Round Rock MSA ranks No. 5 in U.S. and No. 1 in Texas for “Top Cities to See the Most Economic Growth in 2016” by Bloomberg (2015)
  • Austin-Round Rock MSA ranked No. 4 “Best Big Cities for Jobs 2015” by Forbes (2015)
  • Austin-Round Rock No. 4 in “America’s Fastest Growing Cities” according to CNN Money (2015)
  • Austin-Round Rock MSA named 4th Best Metro Area to Work for Small Business by Wallet Hub (2015)
  • Texas Ranked No. 2 Hottest Spot for Jobs by Zip Recruiter (2015)
  • Austin-Round Rock included in Jones Lang LaSalle’s list of “Top 10 Real Estate Markets to Watch this Year,” making it the only U.S. city on the list (2014)
  • Jones Lang LaSalle ranks Austin-Round Rock high-tech market in the nation (2014)
  • Kiplinger ranks Round Rock “Cheapest City People Want to Live In” (2014)
  • MSN Money ranks Austin-Round Rock the third fastest-growing MSA in the nation (2014)
  • Austin-Round Rock jumps to No. 3 on Forbes’ list of best cities for jobs (2014)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 1 in Forbes’ annual list of fastest-growing cities for fourth straight year (2014)
  • Round Rock ranked the No. 1 city in Texas to get the “Biggest Bang for Your Buck” by (2014)
  • Austin-Round Rock MSA included in Forbes’ “Top 10 U.S. Cities to Retire” (2014)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranks No. 1 in Bloomberg’s “Top 12 American Boomtowns” (2013)
  • Round Rock included in “America’s 10 Best Suburbs” by Movoto Real Estate (2013)
  • Austin-Round Rock named America’s 20th fastest-growing City by Forbes (2013)
  • Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department awarded the National Recreation and Park Association Gold Medal Award by the American Academy for
  • Park and Recreation Administration (2013)
  • S. Census Bureau ranks Round Rock second fastest-growing city (2012)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranked 11th city in the nation for economic and job growth by Area Development (2012)
  • Round Rock ranked 2 safest among Texas cities greater than 100,000 population, No. 11 in nation (2012)
  • Round Rock named one of America’s fastest-growing cities by MSN Real Estate (2012)
  • Austin-Round Rock ranked No. 1 “Best Big City for Jobs” by Forbes (2012)
  • Round Rock named 11th safest city in U.S. by CQ Press (2012)
  • MSN Real Estate placed Round Rock in their top 15 fastest-growing cities (2012)
  • Texas Municipal Utility Association names the City of Round Rock the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Municipal Utility Awards
  • Austin-Round Rock ranked No. 1 in’s Best Cities for Job Growth (2011)
  • Round Rock named No. 8 in CNBC’s “Top 10 Perfect Suburbs” (2011)
  • Williamson County named “Healthiest County in Texas” by U.S. Centers for Disease Control (2011)

Want more information about our area? Contact us anytime. We are always here and we're happy to help, however we can.

Source: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce

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