Moving from Austin, TX, to New York, NY

Finding your place in The City That Never Sleeps

Moving nearly 1,750 miles from Austin, Texas, to New York, New York, might seem overwhelming. After all, New York City (NYC) is known as “The City That Never Sleeps” or “The Big Apple,” so it’s bound to be different from a much smaller city in Texas. But what does that mean for you? Keep reading to learn more about your new home.

Not everything’s bigger in Texas

So, how much larger is NYC’s population than Austin? A lot larger. NYC has just over 8.8 million people compared to Austin’s 964,177 residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Even Austin’s metro population of 2.4 million pales in comparison, especially when you consider the metropolitan statistical area of NYC has more than 20 million people — that’s just over two-thirds the population of the entire state of Texas! So, you get it; New York City is enormous.

Experience NYC like a tourist

With so many things to see and do in and around New York City, it’s hard to know where to start. No matter your interests, you’ll find a tourist attraction to love in NYC. Treat your taste buds at one of the many restaurants, diners or food trucks. Catch a play or musical on or Off-Broadway. And don’t miss popular tourist attractions, including:

Working and learning in The Big Apple

Many people move to NYC every year for career opportunities. The city is known for publishing and financial services. Many Fortune 500 companies operate there, including Pfizer, Verizon Communications, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup.

Over 3,000 public and private schools serve elementary, middle and high school students. For higher education, adult learners have many choices in colleges and universities, including Columbia and New York University.

U-Pack can move you to New York City

U-Pack® can help with your long-distance move. We have service centers near Austin and New York City and over 25 years of experience. We’re a DIY-moving service where you take care of packing, loading and unloading, and then we transport your things. Get a free, no-obligation online quote today or call844-362-5303844-594-3077 to speak to a moving consultant. We’re here for you!