Cities That Are Improving In America
During this economy, cities have been declining. It’s a good sign that some places are showing signs of improvement. There are places that are showing that they are recovering from a terrible economic climate. There are cities that are improving in America.
There are 10 cities that are doing better during this bad economy. Austin, Texas showed some growth this year. The citizens in this area made over $63,000. Despite it’s decline from the previous year, the population didn’t go down that much. The population went down just under .1 percent from last year. Employment is at over three percent. Unfortunately, unemployment had a higher percentage than employment. Unemployment was over four perfect in this area.
Another place in Texas that had some growth was in Houston. The combined salary for this area was an impressive $70,000. The population in this area remained the same from the previous year. The employment situation was over three percent in growth. Like in Austin, the unemployment rate was higher. Unemployment is over five percent in this area. The percentage is much higher than the job growth, but there were other areas that had worse unemployment numbers. One more area in Texas that showed signs of growth was Dallas. The people in Dallas made over $65,000 this year. The population in Dallas is the same as it was last year. The population is a little over two percent. The employment in this city was over two percent while unemployment was over five percent.
San Antonio, Texas showed a little improvement. The salary in this town was about $56,000. The population is down a little from last year. The job growth was at two percent. The unemployment growth was at five percent.
Raleigh, North Carolina is showing some signs of growth. The citizens in this area combined to make over $63,000. The population in this area was slightly higher than in the other cities mentioned. This city had a population of over three percent. The number is a little higher than it was last year. Employment is about two percent in this area while unemployment is at seven percent. Unemployment is quite a bit higher than the job growth in this city.
Salt Lake City showed some good signs. The people made about $60,000 this year. The population in this city remained the same as the previous year. Job growth was almost three percent while unemployment was almost five percent. This city had one of the lowest unemployment percentages on this list, which is a good sign.
Provo, Utah had a combined salary of over $54,000. The growth population was up slightly from last year. Employment was over two percent, but unemployment was over four percent. That is one of the lowest percentages on the list.
Seattle had some growth. The combined salary in this town was almost $70,000. This is one of the highest ones on the list. The growth is down a little from last year. The population was over one percent. The job growth was over two percent, but unemployment was over six percent. This is one of the highest unemployment rates on the list.
Phoenix is another city that improved. The people in this city made over $62,000. The population doubled from the previous year. The job growth was over two percent while the unemployment growth was almost seven percent.