Round Rock-Austin ranked No. 3 best performing city in the nation

Study conducted by Milken Institute

Round Rock again finds itself near the top of the heap as the Round Rock-Austin metropolitan area landed among the best performing cities in the U.S., according to a recent study.

The Milken Institute ranked the cities 3rd in the nation in its annual Best Performing Cities series, which has tracked the economic performance of metros across the country for more than two decades.

Round Rock-Austin is one of two Texas metro areas to make the top 10 – the other being Dallas-Plano-Irving, which came in at the No. 9 spot:

  1. San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA
  2. Provo-Orem, UT
  3. Round Rock-Austin, TX
  4. Reno, NV
  5. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
  6. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
  7. Boise City, ID
  8. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA
  9. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX
  10. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

The study takes into account job growth, wage and salary growth, and growth domestic product (GDP) indicators in its analysis of urban economies.

More information on the methodology used and a complete ranking can be found online: https://milkeninstitute.org/reports/best-performing-cities-2020

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