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Austin, TX vs Los Angeles, CA

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- Household income in Los Angeles, is 14% less than it is in Austin and is 6% below the National Average.
- Austin unemployment rate is 2.60%.
- Los Angeles unemployment rate is 5.10%.

 Austin, TXLos Angeles, CAUnited States
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 Austin, TXLos Angeles, CAUnited States
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Reviews for Austin    434 Reviews
Fake woke city with typical southern slave wages - 8/4/2020
Lived in Austin for 2 years and looking back realized its extremely overrated. Ill give 5 short reasons why: 1) Austin historically was a sleepy college town. No... Read More

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Liberals, Looks Nice, White People - 7/23/2020
Moved to Austin in 2012. It's 2018 and I'm sitting at my apt hot tub talking to these 2 college girls. I ask them why they like Austin. They tell me: 'It looks... Read More

Hopeful but Still a Bit Overrated - 7/9/2020
I'm pretty torn about Austin. On one hand, people are casually polite and courteous but on the other hand fairly stuck up for no reason. However, bar and restaurant... Read More

Reviews for Los Angeles    235 Reviews
This place is a pit! - 8/3/2020
I can't wait to get out of this place. The exodus out of California in general and Los Angeles in particular has been in motion for a little while now, and I'm going to... Read More

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I love LA - 2/28/2020
My favorite city in the U.S. Fantastic cultural amenities. Fantastic food from around the world. Great shopping. Lots of interesting architecture and history. The best... Read More

Not a place to live - 1/13/2020
LA has the worst of all worlds. Few bright spots- very few. Every good human being moved out or will move out soon. No one should think of moving here to live for... Read More

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Compare Austin, Texas Cost of Living vs Los Angeles, California Cost of Living: Taxes, Childcare, Groceries, Health...
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78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total
90011, 91331, 91342, 90044, 91335, 91402, 90003, 90026, 90019, 91343, 108 total


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