January
2015
28

Forbes' 20 fastest growing cities has a strong Texas presence

As reported by the Houston Chronicle's Dylan Baddour, Houston was ranked Forbes' Fastest Growing City. The annual list saw 10 Texas cities, matched by no other state. For the complete article, click here.

"The culprit of the Bayou City's superlative growth is – no surprise – a fracking boom that shot Texas oil production to the highest level in decades.

Houston had the nation's highest year-over-year job growth (4.5 percent), which measures how many more jobs were added per quarter than in the same period one year prior. The oil capitol added 667,800 jobs since 2005, Forbes reports, thanks largely to the fracking boom."

 For the complete article, click here.

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