North Austin has experienced tremendous growth in the last few years. The Austin Metro area has over 2 millions residents. With Austin’s almost year-round warm weather, spectacular outdoors and big-name companies that have located to the city, Austin is one of the most appealing plans in the country to live.
Known for being in the “Live Music Capital of the World”, Austin is home to music, film and art festivals such as South By South West and Austin City Limits. Both festivals are a big draw for film, music and art lover from around the world.
Austin is also a big draw for outdoor enthusiasts as well. The city boasts spring filled swimming hole like Barton Springs and 800s aces of hiking and biking terrain along the Green Belt. McKinney Falls State Park is also located in Austin and offers plenty of opportunity to camp, bike, hike fish and swim around the picturesque falls of Onion Creek.
Austin’s festivals, night life, and natural wonders make tourism a major employment sector for the capital of Texas. Austin’s largest employers include Dell, IBM, Amazon, and Apple. Other major employers in the city include the Austin Independent School District and Seton Family of Hospitals.