The full list:
The rankings were based on eight factors: average temperature, average home price per square meter, average monthly salary, cost of living, number of restaurants, number of green spaces, internet speed, and life expectancy.
Scores in each category were used to create an overall score for each city.
Factors that played most in favor for Las Vegas: average temperature (68.5 degrees F), average home price ($2,550 per square meter), cost of living ($3,137 per month for a family of four), life expectancy (79), and the number of restaurants (4,524).
Austin’s advantages over other cities included internet speed, average temperature, and average monthly salary.
Las Vegas ranked above Austin for overall affordability and the sixth-best overall for the weather. In fact, it’s the best U.S. city for weather, followed by Miami and Los Angeles. And did we mention the restaurants?