Austin A Top 10 City For Veterans To Live And Work

Austin A Top 10 City For Veterans To Live And Work

Austin a top 10 city for veterans to live and work

Alex Wilts

A new WalletHub study has named Austin the ninth-best city for veterans to live and work.

To calculate its rankings for the 100 most populated U.S. cities, the personal finance website compared metrics in the categories of economic wellness, environment, education and health.Austin is one of the top 10 cities in the U.S. for veterans to live and work.According to WalletHub, this is how Austin ranked in the following metrics:

  • 39th – Percent of military skill-related Jobs

  • 13th – Veteran income adjusted for cost of living index

  • 1st – Job growth

  • 8th – Educational opportunities

  • 20th – Percent of veterans living below poverty line

  • 47th – Number of homeless veterans per veteran population

  • 55th – Housing affordability

  • 41st – Crime rate

  • There are a number of Austin-based companies that look to help veterans find employment. Austin startup Veteran Inc. uses data analytics to help connect military veterans with long-term careers, while The Bunker – a Chicago-based business incubator organized to assist veterans in launching startups – set up an office in Austin earlier this year.

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