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Old 11-19-2013, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Rocky Mountain Xplorer
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1 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1294.2 1335.1 1379.7 1431.3
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 732.2 765.7 792.4 827.6
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 548.5 571.0 585.9 610.4
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 437.2 446.9 455.8 477.5
5 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 425.5 449.7 463.7 488.7
6 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 397.0 418.6 436.4 460.9
7 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 352.3 364.0 373.9 388.4
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 331.0 360.4 377.2 395.4
9 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 323.3 336.2 346.4 361.4
10 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 282.0 294.0 304.9 320.9
http://www.usmayors.org/metroeconomi...311-report.pdf
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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umm....5th and 6th?
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:51 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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By 2014

Houston will be 4th
Dallas with be 6th
Austin will be 30th
San Antonio with be 35th

Not to bad Texas.
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:55 AM
 
Location: Rocky Mountain Xplorer
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umm....5th and 6th?
According to the stats listed in the link, Houston surpassed the D.C. area in 2012 and never looked back.
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Old 11-19-2013, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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Excellent. Eventually, DFW will pass DC. I expect Houston and DFW will be 4 and 5 long term.
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:01 PM
 
Location: The Mid-Cities
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Interesting information in that link.

Percentage of Texas Economy
Houston Metro 32.2%
DFW 30.0%
Austin Metro 7.1%
San Antonio Metro 6.6%
El Paso 2.1%

US Growth Rate 2013, 2014
1. Midland 7.3, 4.4
2. Odessa 6.4, 3.4
10. Corpus Christi 3.8, 3.1
12. Austin 3.4, 4.0
15. Victoria 3.3, 1.8
25. Dallas 3.0, 3.7
40. Abilene 2.6, 2.0
51. Longview 2.4, 3.3
56. College Station 2.3, 3.1
65. Lubbock 2.2, 1.9
75. Houston 2.0, 3.5
83. Waco 1.9, 2.1
98. Laredo 1.7, 3.5
124. San Angelo 1.3, 2.4
130. McAllen 1.3, 3.3
155. San Antonio 1.0, 3.2
184. Amarillo 0.8, 2.4
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:42 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Interesting information in that link.

Percentage of Texas Economy
Houston Metro 32.2%
DFW 30.0%
Austin Metro 7.1%
San Antonio Metro 6.6%
El Paso 2.1%

US Growth Rate 2013, 2014
1. Midland 7.3, 4.4
2. Odessa 6.4, 3.4
10. Corpus Christi 3.8, 3.1
12. Austin 3.4, 4.0
15. Victoria 3.3, 1.8
25. Dallas 3.0, 3.7
40. Abilene 2.6, 2.0
51. Longview 2.4, 3.3
56. College Station 2.3, 3.1
65. Lubbock 2.2, 1.9
75. Houston 2.0, 3.5
83. Waco 1.9, 2.1
98. Laredo 1.7, 3.5
124. San Angelo 1.3, 2.4
130. McAllen 1.3, 3.3
155. San Antonio 1.0, 3.2
184. Amarillo 0.8, 2.4
Even though San Antonio has greatly diversified its economy it looks like the government shut down really hurt it. All other years it grew by at least 3% EXCEPT 2013.
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:06 PM
 
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Interesting information in that link.

Percentage of Texas Economy
Houston Metro 32.2%
DFW 30.0%
Austin Metro 7.1%
San Antonio Metro 6.6%
El Paso 2.1%

US Growth Rate 2013, 2014
1. Midland 7.3, 4.4
2. Odessa 6.4, 3.4
10. Corpus Christi 3.8, 3.1
12. Austin 3.4, 4.0
15. Victoria 3.3, 1.8
25. Dallas 3.0, 3.7
40. Abilene 2.6, 2.0
51. Longview 2.4, 3.3
56. College Station 2.3, 3.1
65. Lubbock 2.2, 1.9
75. Houston 2.0, 3.5
83. Waco 1.9, 2.1
98. Laredo 1.7, 3.5
124. San Angelo 1.3, 2.4
130. McAllen 1.3, 3.3
155. San Antonio 1.0, 3.2
184. Amarillo 0.8, 2.4
It's crazy to see how dominate both Houston and Dallas are.
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Old 11-19-2013, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Houston TX
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Excellent. Eventually, DFW will pass DC. I expect Houston and DFW will be 4 and 5 long term.
I think DFW will pass DC too, but not before 2020.
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Old 11-20-2013, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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I think DFW will pass DC too, but not before 2020.
Based on current rates of growth, it will by 2017.
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