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Old 12-26-2009, 03:18 AM
 
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Milken Institute's annual Best Performing Cities list has been released. Texas took 4 of the top 5 spots:

1. Midland, TX (also #1 in 2008)
2. Longview, TX
3. Grand Junction, CO
4. Tyler, TX
5. Odessa, TX

2009 Best Performing Cities - 200 Largest Metros

Other small Texas metros to make the list include:

17. Texarkana, TX
18. Waco, TX
20. Laredo, TX
21. Abilene, TX

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On the large metro side:

1. Austin
2. Killeen
4. McAllen
5. Houston
11. San Antonio
12. Fort Worth
13. Dallas
14. El Paso
16. Corpus Christi

http://bestcities.milkeninstitute.or...9&type=rank200
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Old 12-26-2009, 05:25 AM
 
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Lubbock was 29th in the large metro list, and Amarillo got 35th. Not bad.

Nine out of the bottom ten large metros are in Michigan and Ohio.

Last edited by shoe01; 12-26-2009 at 05:37 AM..
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