Best Places to Live in Texas

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What you need to know about Texas

Deep in the heart of Texas are prairies, forests, rugged hills, desert land, a coastline and grasslands that give residents multiple venues to enjoy life. The best places to live in Texas include Austin, Denton, Corpus Christi, Richardson and Fort Worth. Major industries in Texas include agriculture, petrochemicals, energy, computers, aerospace and biomedicine. The Lone Star State houses four national research universities along with a variety of professional and college sports teams.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Texas
Outstanding job opportunities, world-class amenities and relatively inexpensive housing make these cities among the best places to live in Texas
The 10 Best Things to Do in Texas
Put on your boots and visit Mission Control, Six Flags, Austin City Limits and more.
The World’s 7 Natural Wonders Are Actually in Texas
From Big Bend National Park to El Capitan in west Texas: Everything's bigger in the Lone Star State, even natural formations.
9 Things the Rest of the Country Should Thank Texas For
These larger-than-life people, products, and brands all got their start in the Lone Star State.

Population

26,092,033
Up by 9%
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10 Best Cities for Veterans
Support for those who served is strong in these cities
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You Won't Believe How These 41 Cities Are Honoring Motherhood
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The 5 Best Cities for Parks
If green space is what you're after, these are the places for you.

Housing

Homes Owned 63%
63% Complete
Homes Rented 37%
37% Complete

Median Home Price

$131,400
Higher than the national average
Fort Worth, TX Top Employers
Fort Worth, TX Top Employers
Fort Worth’s largest employers make up a range of industries, including government, education and health care.

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The 9 Best Cities for Singer-Songwriters
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9 Things the Rest of the Country Should Thank Texas For
These larger-than-life people, products, and brands all got their start in the Lone Star State.
Texas
9 Things the Rest of the Country Should Thank Texas For
These larger-than-life people, products, and brands all got their start in the Lone Star State.

Median Household Income

$52,576
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 82%
82% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

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9 Things the Rest of the Country Should Thank Texas For
These larger-than-life people, products, and brands all got their start in the Lone Star State.

The 10 Best Baseball Fanbases in America
We asked a fan who's traveled to every ballpark in America what his favorites were, and this is what he said.

7 April Fools Pranks That Tricked Entire Cities
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Best Things to Do in Plano, Texas
With 3,000 acres of parks, a ton of restaurants and a bustling retail scene, Plano, Texas is a natural attraction.

8 Things to Do in Waco, TX
Waco has experienced a revitalization, with more to do and see than ever before.

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Find out where to move if you're looking for a health-care job

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Big parties bring excitement to autumn football weekends

8 Things to Do in Beaumont, Texas
Learn why there's never a dull moment in this East Texas town.

5 Reasons to Move to Round Rock, TX
Round Rock offers great fun and good schools for families looking to relocate

Seven Reasons to Move to El Paso, TX
Situated right across the U.S.-Mexico border from Ciudad Juarez, El Paso enjoys an eclectic, exciting, culture

Why Abilene, TX Is a Great Place to Live
Colorful history, pioneering spirit, friendliness make this Central Texas city a popular place to live

Businesses in Tyler, TX
Area economy stays diverse and dynamic

Tyler, TX Education Options
Tyler offers access to numerous school opportunities

Best Places to Live in Texas