10. Austin, Texas
First up is Austin, Texas. With a population of just over 1 million people and situated in central Texas, Austin is known for being a high-tech hub, a fact which attracts employees to work in some of its biggest companies including Dell Inc., Apple Inc., and others. Known as one of America’s most livable cities (in large part because of its music scene), Austin has a wide variety of real estate markets from which to choose.