LinkedIn on Aug. 10 said the Texas capital is attracting more workers than any other place in the country, with hiring in July up more than 14 percent from a year earlier.
Meanwhile, MagnifyMoney ranked Austin as the nation's No. 1 "boomtown," a designation based on things such as wage growth, population gains and economic vitality. Austin was followed by Provo, Utah, and Raleigh, North Carolina.
No surprise here but MagnifyMoney, a website for comparing credit cards, found that Austin's housing stock isn't keeping up with population growth, so that No. 1 ranking might slip in the years to come.
According to the LinkedIn report, for every 10,000 of its users in Austin, 105 have arrived in the metro area in the past 12 months.
Of those new…