Forbes: Austin No. 2 in U.S. for future job growth
AUSTIN – Austin ranked second in Forbes’ list of best U.S. cities for future job growth over the next three years and was one of five Texas cities to make the cut.
With projected annual job growth of 4.1 percent and the unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, Austin is proving to be an attractive option for companies that want to take advantage of the strong local workforce.
The Lone Star capital boasts the third-highest net migration rate in the U.S. during the past five years, Forbes reported. The median household income is $58,932.
Other Texas cities that made it to Forbes’ list of best cities for job growth include: McAllen at No. 3, Dallas at No. 5, Houston at No. 9 and San Antonio at No. 10. Naples, Florida ranked No. 1.
Read more at the Austin Business Journal.
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