Austin is #8 best city for staying young

I was convinced my active lifestyle and (semi) healthy eating habits were contributing to my staying young. Turns out, I forgot one major factor- living in Austin. Yup, According to RealAge, Austin is ranked the #8 city for keeping you young. The employment rate of the city helps keep the stress among the lowest in the nation with the second-best optimism rate. If you think you are enjoying life now, try getting out and experiencing the many activities Austin has to offer. No matter your age, there is something for everyone. Click here for more…

Austin 2nd fastest growing city in the nation

Austin was the nation’s second-fastest-growing metropolitan area between 2007 and 2008, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The population in the Austin-Round Rock area grew 3.8 percent to 1.65 million between July 2007 and July 2008. Among major U.S. metros, that growth rate was second only to Raleigh-Cary, N.C., which experienced a 4.3 percent population uptick during the 12-month period. Click here for more. . .