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Texas was once again voted Best State for Business in 2019 by CEOs.
Harlingen, TX takes first place in the top ten Lowest Cost of Living cities in the nation, with McAllen, TX in second place, Wichita Falls, TX in seventh place, and Sherman, TX in ninth place.
Three of the top ten large metros in the US for Economnic Growth Potential are in Texas: San Antonio, Houston, and Austin.
New jobs created in Texas in 2017 by relocating and expanding companies like NTT Data Services, Nutribiotech, USAA, UPS, C3 and more.
Texas has broken records by holding the title of Top State for Capital Investment for seven years in a row.
Texas earned four slots for the top ten Job Growth Leaders in the US, with Midland County, TX taking the prize in first place. Williamson, Brazoria, and Fort Bend Counties took 5th, 6th, and 7th place to round out Texas' win.
Austin, TX takes first place for the 2019 top ten Startup Ecosystems. Houston, TX also made the list in fourth place.