BAAA Makes Forbes Fastest-Growing Cities 2018 THREE TIMES!

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Full List: America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2018

Full article from: https://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2018/02/28/full-list-americas-fastest-growing-cities-2018/#75ada1787feb

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 and economic output. We also use home price growth as a proxy for wealth. Here are the 25 metropolitan areas (including divisions) across the country experiencing the biggest overall surges, plus the growth rates and projections that got them on the list.

For the methodology and trends behind this list read: America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2018


13. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton-FL Metropolitan Statistical Area
 

  • Population growth 2017: 2.06% (10)
  • Proj. pop. growth 2018: 2.29% (9)
  • Job growth 2017: 3.99% (1)
  • Proj. job growth 2018: 2.64% (8)
  • GMP growth 2017: 2.84% (35)
  • Proj. GMP growth 2018: 5.11% (9)
  • Wage growth 2017: 3.58% (42)
  • Proj. wage growth 2018: 7.22% (6)
  • Home price growth 2017: 8.58% (23)
  • Proj. home price growth 2018: 2.19% (88)
  • Rank 2017: 6


14. Lakeland-Winter Haven-FL Metropolitan Statistical Area
 
  • Population growth 2017: 1.57% (21)
  • Proj. pop. growth 2018: 1.81% (17)
  • Job growth 2017: 3.14% (5)
  • Proj. job growth 2018: 1.85% (36)
  • GMP growth 2017: 2.46% (50)
  • Proj. GMP growth 2018: 3.99% (29)
  • Wage growth 2017: 4.67% (21)
  • Proj. wage growth 2018: 5.03% (49)
  • Home price growth 2017: 11.90% (3)
  • Proj. home price growth 2018: 7.36% (3)
  • Rank 2017: 18
23. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater-FL Metropolitan Statistical Area
 
  • Population growth 2017: 1.40% (26)
  • Proj. pop. growth 2018: 1.64% (21)
  • Job growth 2017: 2.69% (15)
  • Proj. job growth 2018: 2.18% (21)
  • GMP growth 2017: 3.13% (29)
  • Proj. GMP growth 2018: 5.39% (5)
  • Wage growth 2017: 2.19% (72)
  • Proj. wage growth 2018: 7.17% (8)
  • Home price growth 2017: 9.93% (16)
  • Proj. home price growth 2018: 3.34% (56)
  • Rank 2017: 8