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Houston, TX vs Austin, TX

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Highlights
- Job Growth in Austin has been positive.
- Austin has 2.9% more unemployment than Houston.
- Austin job growth has increased by 25.5% in the past 10 years.

Job Market
 Houston, TXAustin, TXUnited States
 Current Unemployment8.0%5.1%6.0%
 Future Job Growth30.9%47.0%33.5%
 Recent Job Growth-5.6%-3.3%-6.2%
 3 Yr. Job Growth-3.8%1.7%-3.6%
 5 Yr. Job Growth-4.6%6.1%-0.7%
 10 Yr. Job Growth6.1%25.5%6.3%

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Reviews for Houston    370 Reviews
Houston Life - 3/19/2022
Great City too live in. The cost of living is cheaper than most of the state. The education here is really great. Plus to mention health care here is too notch unlike... Read More

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Houston = Food - 10/5/2021
I have lived in the city and it is one of the best places to try different... Read More

Can't recommend a single thing to see for visitors - 9/26/2021
I've lived in Houston's Galleria neighborhood for the last two years and I lived in Galveston for eight years before that. I enjoy the international community here in... Read More

Reviews for Austin    446 Reviews
Don't believe the hype - 3/11/2022
I lived there for 22 years and left a year and a half ago. The people that live there have ruined it. Austin is no longer weird AT ALL. The weirdness has been... Read More

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Austin is still a good place to live - 12/12/2021
I've lived in Austin over 20 years, and yes it has changed drastically, as all fast growing cities do. But I think it is unfair to compare Austin against it's past self... Read More

Austin is Awesome - 9/24/2021
I lived in Austin Travis county for 2 years and fell in absolute love with the greater Austin area. I had to leave to go back to SC unfortunately. I was very sad over... Read More

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ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total
ZIPS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total

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