AUSTIN (WalletHub) – For the second year in a row, Austin has snagged the top spot on WalletHub's list of 2019's best state capitals in which to live.
The Texas capital ranked first in economic well-being, fourth in both quality of education and health and quality of life, and 12th in affordability.
Austin was also fourth in highest median housing income (adjusted for cost of living) and fourth in highest percent of adults with a bachelor's degree or higher.
It was second in both highest percent of millennial newcomers and lowest premature-death rate. Austin tied with Boston, Honolulu, and Atlanta for most attractions.
Rounding out the top five were Boise, Idaho; Raleigh, N.C.; Madison, Wis.; and Lincoln, Neb.
The report compared all 50 state capitals across 51 key metrics, ranging from cost of living to K-12 school-system quality to number of attractions.