With the Census Bureau reporting that the South held 8 of the 15 cities with the largest population gains in 2017, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America as well as accompanying videos.
To determine where the most rapid local economic growth occurred over a period of seven years, WalletHub compared 515 U.S. cities across 15 key metrics. The data set ranges from population growth to college-educated population growth to unemployment rate decrease. In addition, we produced a separate ranking by city size.
Economic Growth in Charlotte (1=Fastest-Growing; 258=Avg.)
- 41st – Population Growth
- 235th – Median Household Income Growth
- 18th – Job Growth
- 94th – Poverty Rate Decrease
- 1st – Growth in Number of Businesses
- 34th – Working-Age Population Growth
- 230th – Foreclosure Rate Decrease
Charlotte ranks 32nd overall and 4th in terms of large-city growth.
For the full report, please visit:
via – WalletHub