Texas Tops in Recovery


The good news just keeps coming for the Lone Star State. Texas is home to the Top 4 U.S. metro areas when ranked for best performance during the recession and the subsequent recovery. That’s according to the Brookings Institution’s Metro Monitor, which tracks the performance of the 100-largest U.S. metro areas in four indicators — jobs, unemployment, output (gross product), and home prices. Click here to delve deeper into each metro’s performance during the recession and during their recovery.

The Top 10

1. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

2. Houston-Sugarland-Baytown, Texas

3. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas

5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

6. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tennessee

7. Provo-Orem, Utah

8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

9. Salt Lake City, Utah

10. Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska-Iowa

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