Wednesday, February 6, 2013

We're No. 6!

​And that’s not bad at all: Forbes magazine ranks us –actually, the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolis – as the sixth fastest-growing city in the United States.
The magazine took a nationwide look at the 100 largest “metropolitan statistical areas” -- a federal definition that groups cities with their suburbs and other nearby urban centers – and ranked them by growth in population, employment and economic production, with some other measurements factored in.
Three Texas cities – Austin, Houston and Dallas –topped the list, and a fourth, San Antonio, ranked ninth. Behind Seattle, another Pacific Northwest city, Portland, rounded out the top 10, while Boise, Idaho, came in at No. 15.

Read this story in Spanish.