Forbes magazine has confirmed what we here in the Metro Atlana area already knew. That Atlanta is growing, and it is growing fast!
Atlanta ranked #12 on the Forbes’ list of America’s Fastest-Growing Cities for 2014.
The list reflects the 20 fastest growing metro areas in America in terms of population and economy. Austin Texas topped the list this year with a population growth of 2.5%.
Forbes reported strong growth in Atlanta with a median pay of $62,500, a growth rate of 1.27 percent and an unemployment rate of 7.07 percent.
Here is the complete top 20:
|1.||Austin, TX||11.||Seattle, WA|
|2.||Raleigh, NC||12.||Atlanta, GA|
|3.||Phoenix, AZ||13.||Provo, UT|
|4.||Dallas, TX||14.||Cape Coral, FL|
|5.||Salt Lake City, UT||15.||Palm Bay, FL|
|6.||Denver, CO||16.||Boise, ID|
|7.||Ugden, UT||17.||Minneapolis, MN|
|8.||Charlotte, NC||18.||North Port, FL|
|9.||Orlando, FL||19.||San Jose, CA|
|10.||Houston, TX||20.||San Antonio, TX|