Austin's star keeps rising; we're the nation's No. 1 'boomtown' and the strongest magnet for jobseekers
Austin's national reputation keeps climbing higher. LinkedIn on Aug. 10 said the Texas capital is attracting more workers than any other place in the country, with hiring in July up more than 14 percent from a year earlier. Meanwhile, MagnifyMoney ranked Austin as the nation's No. 1 "boomtown," a designation based on things such as wage growth, population gains and economic vitality.