The Next Big Boom Towns In The U.S.

July 13, 2011

Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas are poised to become some of the country’s next “boom towns.” At least that’s according to one Forbes magazine blogger.

Forbes writer Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill at the Praxis Strategy Group looked at the 52 largest metropolitan areas in the country and ranked them on past, present and future vitality measures, including job growth, family growth and attractiveness to immigrants as places to settle, make money and start businesses.

Austin ranked first, San Antonio ranked fourth, Houston ranked fifth and Dallas ranked seventh in the Forbes article.

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