Considering moving to the Lone Star State? You’re not alone. Texas has experienced tremendous growth over the past decade. In fact the population of the state grew 20.6% from 2000 to 2010. Today over 25 million people call Texas their home state. With a strong business climate, diverse communities, and great cultural and recreational outlets, it’s no wonder why people are drawn to Texas. Below are some awards handed out on various “best of” lists for the state in 2011.

San Antonio
10 Best Cities in the US to Raise a Family: GeoParent

#1 Killen-Temple Fort Hood
#3 College Station-Bryan
#15 Longview
Best Small Cities for Job Growth: New Geography

#1 El Paso
#2 Corpus Christi
#4 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
Best Medium Sized Cities for Job Growth: New Geography

#1 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
#3 Houston-Sugan Land-Baytown
#5 Dallas-Plano-Irving
Best Large Cities for Job Growth: New Geography

#27 Murphy, TX
Best Places to Live – Small Towns: CNNMoney

Best Place to Raise Kids in Texas: Bloomberg Business Week

#1 Austin
Best Places to Buy a Home in 2001: AOL Daily Finance

Other Helpful Resources:
Relocating to McKinney & McKinney TX Mortgage Information
Dallas Housing information & Dallas mortgage rates and program resources
Texas FHA loan limits and TX FHA mortgage programs