With the Census Bureau reporting that the South and West held 13 of the 15 cities with the largest population gains between 2010 and 2019, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America.

To determine where the most rapid local economic growth occurred over a period of seven years, WalletHub compared 515 U.S. cities across 17 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 Albuquerque (1=Fastest-Growing; 258=Avg.):

  • 359th – Population Growth
  • 450th – Median Household Income Growth
  • 340th – Job Growth
  • 318th – Poverty Rate Decrease
  • 403rd – Regional GDP Growth
  • 442nd – Unemployment Rate Decrease
  • 454th – Growth in Number of Businesses
  • 387th – Working-Age Population Growth
  • 435th – Median House Price Growth

Albuquerque ranks 437th overall and 61st in terms of large-city growth.

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