Forbes Fastest Growing Cities in 2015: 5 Texas Cities Make the List

In a recent blog, we discussed that Houston was named Forbes Fastest Growing City in the U.S! But,  four other Texas cities also made the cut. In fact, the top 3 spots are Texas cities. Check out the stats below from Forbes.

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  1. Houston, Texas

2014 Population growth rate: 1.81%

2015 (Projected) pop. growth rate: 1.74%

Job growth rate: 4.5%

Unemployment: 4.8%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 3.52%

Median pay: $71,900

  1. Austin, Texas

2014 Population growth rate: 2.52%

2015 (Projected) pop. growth rate: 2.51%

Job growth rate: 3.14%

Unemployment: 4.13%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 4.95%

Median pay: $63,500

  1. Dallas, Texas

2014 Population growth rate: 1.98%

2015 (Projected) pop. growth rate: 2.04%

Job growth rate: 4.1%

Unemployment: 4.91%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 2.46%

Median pay: $67,500

  1. Fort Worth, Texas

2014 Population growth rate: 2.03%

2015 (Projected) pop. growth rate: 2.1%

Job growth rate: 2.64%

Unemployment: 4.95%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 3.4%

Median pay: $60,900

  1. San Antonio, Texas

2014 Population growth rate: 1.89%

2015 (Projected) pop. growth rate: 1.93%

Job growth rate: 3.06%

Unemployment: 4.56%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 1.74%

Median pay: $58,300

About fulshearrealestate

With over 20 years of working in the greater Fulshear/Katy market, RE/MAX Realty West has become an integral part of the community and the number one choice for clients to find their next home. We are intimately familiar with the rich history and the wonderful communities that this area has to offer, not only because we work here, but because this is the community that we, ourselves, call home. As a friendly, boutique office, our goal is to provide our clients with an unequaled level of service. Whether you are finding the right home or looking to put your current house on the market, RE/MAX Realty West can help you every step of the way. Our experience helps clients find the right home, in the right location. We specialize in the greater Fulshear and Katy communities including Weston Lakes, Fulbrook, Cross Creek Ranch, Fulshear Creek Crossing and Firethorne. We also serve the acreage communities along the FM 359 corridor, which include the quaint neighborhoods of River Forest, Texana, Woods Edge and Grand River. Additionally, we handle the large Katy Master Planned Communities including Cinco Ranch, Seven Meadows and Grand Lakes.
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