Texas Cities Dominate Forbes List



Dallas rounded out the nation’s top three fastest-growing cities on the new Forbes new list. With so many jobs being created in Texas, it’s no wonder that the Top 3 also included Houston at No. 1, and Austin at No. 2.


Amazingly, Texas held five of the Top 10 spots on the list, with Fort Worth at No. 8 and San Antonio at No. 10.


Cities on the list are categorized by Metropolitan Statistical Areas, or as Forbes says, “cities and their surrounding suburbs.” Dallas’ ranking also included Plano and Irving, while Fort Worth’s included Arlington.


Dallas’ credentials:

2014 population growth rate: 1.98%

2015 (Projected) population growth rate: 2.04%

Job growth rate: 4.1%

Unemployment: 4.91%

2014 Gross Metro Product Growth: 2.46%

Median pay: $67,500


To see the complete list of America’s top 20 fastest-growing cities according to Forbes, click here.


To learn more about residential real estate in the fast-growing D-FW region, click here.



Texas: Best Cities For Job Growth


Texas dominates Forbes’ brand-new list of the Best Cities for Future Job Growth 2014. Dallas comes in at No. 5 on the list.


The Lone Star State held five of the top 10 positions on the list.


Naples, Fla., led the list with a projected job growth of 4.1 percent, according to Forbes.


Austin was No. 2 with a projected job growth of 4.1 percent. Dallas has a projected job growth of 3.8 percent.


McAllen (No. 3), Houston (No. 9) and San Antonio (No. 10) were the other Texas cities to make the top 10.


Click here to see the full list.