"Austin ranks as the world's number one Tech City. IBM, Dell, and AMD all have a long-established presence here, and today low taxes, favourable real estate costs and a strong entrepreneurial culture mean the Texan capital maintains a thriving and innovative start-up scene, with access to some of the world's top talent."
City population: 932,000
City GDP per capita: $62,376
Established tech firm office rent per week per sq ft: $54
Prime residential rent per week: $1,002
Cost of a Flat White: $3.50
Startups per 1,000 people: 2.7
Average commute by employees working in key tech districts: 16 minutes
Cost of a single journey on local transport: $1.75
Annual passengers across the city's airports: 11.9 million
Read the full article by World Economic Forum.