Charlotte Among Fastest-growing Cities

The Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metro area is No. 18 on “Forbes Magazine’s” Top 20 list of “America’s Fastest Growing Cities“.

Forbes Magazine’s annual list looks at the nation’s 100 most populous metro areas and their surrounding suburbs. They look at factors that include estimated rate of population growth for the coming year, the rate of job growth in the current year, growth in gross metro product, unemployment stats and median salaries for college-educated workers are considered in the factoring as well.

The Raleigh-Cary area was No. 4 on the list and the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill region was No. 18. The top 3? … all in Texas – Austin, Houston and Dallas ranked 1-3. Do you think taxes have anything to do with that???

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