FORT WORTH (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) – For the second year in a row, Texas cities took half of the top ten spots in’s annual ranking of the best cities in the nation in which to find a job.

 Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos ranked first, San Antonio–New Braunfels second, Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown third, Dallas-Plano-Irving fifth and Fort Worth–Arlington seventh.

 Among the medium-sized cities that ranked, El Paso was fifth, McAllen-Mission-Edinburg was sixth and Corpus Christi was seventh.

 College Station–Bryan was the third best smallest city in which to find a job. Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood was fourth.

 The rankings are based on three-month rolling averages of monthly employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from November 1999 to January 2010.