Residents of Austin are known as Austinites. They include a diverse mix of government employees, college students, musicians, high-tech workers, blue-collar workers, and a vibrant LGBTQ Community! It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States and it has the 3rd largest LGBTQ population in the entire United States. Austin likes to "keep it weird" which refers to their desire to protect small, unique, and local businesses from being overrun by large corporations. It's filled with music, arts & theater, museums, and great food.