Forbes Top 20 Fastest Growing Cities Of 2017. Hint, They’re All In Republican States

Sponsored Links:

This post was written by Connor Balough

Sponsored Link:

Forbes’ annual list of America’s fastest-growing cities provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing. We look at growth of population, employment, wages, economic output and use home price growth as a proxy for wealth. Here are the 20 metropolitan areas across the country experiencing the biggest surges, plus the growth rates and projections that got them on the list.

Sponsored Link:




1. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

fort-myers

  • Population Growth 2016: 3.39% (rank: #1)
    Projected Pop. Growth 2017: 3.61% (1)
  • Job Growth 2016: 3.93% (5)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 3.83% (1)
  • Real Gross Metro Product Growth 2016: 4.42% (4)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 6.82% (1)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 7.08% (4)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.75% (4)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 10.66% (6)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.56% (7)

2. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

orlando

Want more? Follow us on Facebook This is highly interesting. But it goes without saying.

Sponsored Links

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.95% (2)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 3.14% (2)
  • Job Growth 2016: 4.57% (1)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 3.54% (2)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 3.86% (6)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 6.31% (2)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 6.08% (12)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 8.22% (2)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.52% (12)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 8.64% (2)

3. Provo-Orem, UT

provo

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.96% (9)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.94% (11)
  • Job Growth 2016: 4.43% (2)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.86% (6)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 5.11% (1)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.84% (3)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 7.50% (1)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 9.45% (1)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.91% (18)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.68% (6)

4. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

daytona-beach

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.41% (6)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.57% (6)
  • Job Growth 2016: 4.11% (4)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 3.16% (5)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 3.90% (5)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.33% (6)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 5.60% (15)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.92% (11)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.57% (11)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.49% (9)

5. Jacksonville, FL

jacksonville

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.77% (14)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.88% (13)
  • Job Growth 2016: 3.76% (6)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.59% (9)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 3.10% (13)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.11% (7)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 6.42% (10)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.77% (3)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.05% (15)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.77% (5)

6. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.67% (3)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.59% (5)
  • Job Growth 2016: 2.68% (18)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.79% (8)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 2.48% (23)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.41% (5)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 5.89% (13)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.45% (7)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 11.97% (4)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 8.09% (4)

7. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WAPop. Growth 2016: 1.56% (18)

  • Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.38% (19)
  • Job Growth 2016: 3.40% (9)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.81% (7)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 2.99% (14)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.01% (17)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 7.35% (3)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.53% (6)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 11.98% (3)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.55% (8)

8. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.65% (17)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.76% (15)
  • Job Growth 2016: 3.03% (12)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.43% (12)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 2.83% (16)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.75% (9)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 6.42% (9)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.60% (5)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.98% (7)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.10% (10)

9. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.20% (23)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.11% (24)
  • Job Growth 2016: 2.84% (16)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.29% (14)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 4.54% (2)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.45% (4)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 7.44% (2)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.05% (10)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 12.18% (2)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 5.99% (17)

10. Salt Lake City, UT

  • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.24% (22)
    Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.23% (22)
  • Job Growth 2016: 3.02% (13)
    Proj. Job Growth 2017: 3.28% (3)
  • GMP Growth 2016: 3.73% (9)
    Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.43% (12)
  • Wage Growth 2016: 6.76% (8)
    Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.21% (8)
  • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.85% (19)
    Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 6.78% (12)
  • 11. Boise City, ID
    • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.83% (10)
      Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.69% (17)
    • Job Growth 2016: 3.37% (10)
      Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.46% (11)
    • GMP Growth 2016: 2.52% (22)
      Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.08% (8)
    • Wage Growth 2016: 5.52% (19)
      Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.54% (15)
    • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.36% (13)
      Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 5.98% (18)

    12. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

    • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.73% (15)
      Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.85% (14)
    • Job Growth 2016: 2.52% (21)
      Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.37% (13)
    • GMP Growth 2016: 2.57% (21)
      Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.64% (10)
    • Wage Growth 2016: 5.57% (16)
      Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.67% (13)
    • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.83% (9)
      Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 6.36% (13)

    13. Ogden-Clearfield, UT

    • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.34% (20)
      Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.33% (20)
    • Job Growth 2016: 4.32% (3)
      Proj. Job Growth 2017: 1.89% (22)
    • GMP Growth 2016: 4.43% (3)
      Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.20% (15)
    • Wage Growth 2016: 6.38% (11)
      Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.20% (17)
    • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.68% (20)
      Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 7.03% (11)

    14. Raleigh, NC

    • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.43% (5)
      Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 3.09% (3)
    • Job Growth 2016: 2.94% (15)
      Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.04% (20)
    • GMP Growth 2016: 3.72% (10)
      Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.41% (13)
    • Wage Growth 2016: 6.78% (7)
      Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 5.83% (22)
    • Home Price Growth 2016: 6.56% (25)
      Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 4.55% (23)

    15. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

    • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.56% (19)
      Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.70% (16)
    • Job Growth 2016: 1.39% (25)
      Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.48% (10)
    • GMP Growth 2016: 2.16% (24)
      Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.40% (14)
    • Wage Growth 2016: 5.61% (14)
      Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.60% (14)
    • Home Price Growth 2016: 13.47% (1)
      Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 8.32% (3)

      16. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ (tie)

      • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.35% (7)
        Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.32% (7)
      • Job Growth 2016: 2.63% (19)
        Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.05% (19)
      • GMP Growth 2016: 3.50% (11)
        Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.57% (11)
      • Wage Growth 2016: 4.83% (22)
        Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.19% (9)
      • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.47% (23)
        Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 4.19% (25)

      16. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV (tie)

      • Pop. Growth 2016: 2.43% (4)
        Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.60% (4)
      • Job Growth 2016: 2.49% (22)
        Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.27% (16)
      • GMP Growth 2016: 2.64% (20)
        Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 4.12% (16)
      • Wage Growth 2016: 5.26% (20)
        Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.03% (18)
      • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.93% (17)
        Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 5.01% (21)

      18. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

      • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.82% (11)
        Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.94% (12)
      • Job Growth 2016: 2.01% (24)
        Proj. Job Growth 2017: 1.63% (25)
      • GMP Growth 2016: 2.78% (18)
        Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 3.87% (19)
      • Wage Growth 2016: 5.24% (21)
        Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 5.88% (21)
      • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.81% (10)
        Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 9.58% (1)

      19. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

      • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.78% (13)
        Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.04% (9)
      • Job Growth 2016: 2.35% (23)
        Proj. Job Growth 2017: 1.76% (24)
      • GMP Growth 2016: 2.92% (15)
        Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 3.46% (20)
      • Wage Growth 2016: 5.54% (18)
        Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.38% (16)
      • Home Price Growth 2016: 7.47% (24)
        Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 5.73% (20)

      20. Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN

      • Pop. Growth 2016: 1.32% (21)
        Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 1.32% (21)
      • Job Growth 2016: 3.02% (14)
        Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.03% (21)
      • GMP Growth 2016: 3.42% (12)
        Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 3.92% (18)
      • Wage Growth 2016: 4.09% (23)
        Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 6.68% (12)
      • Home Price Growth 2016: 9.14% (14)
        Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 4.55% (24)

Other popular articles that are going viral:


TG Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

'
Facebook