Greetings from Austin Austin is considered to be one of America’s fastest growing cities. Its central location in Texas along with a wide variety of employers is well known. The great food, live music, SXSW, ACL, hiking and bike trails and the state capitol don’t hurt either. This increase in the demand to live in Austin has caused the population to nearly double for the past twenty years, as shown in the image below. Approximately net 110 people move to Austin every day.