Forbes Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest-growing cities 2017 provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing. We look at the growth of population, employment, wages, economic output and use home price growth as a proxy for wealth.
Sarasota, Florida finds itself #6 out of 25 metropolitan areas across the country experiencing the biggest surges, plus the growth rates and projections that got them on the list.
America’s Fastest Growing Cities 2017- #6 Sarasota, FL
Pop. Growth 2016: 2.67% (3)
Proj. Pop. Growth 2017: 2.59% (5)
Job Growth 2016: 2.68% (18)
Proj. Job Growth 2017: 2.79% (8)
GMP Growth 2016: 2.48% (23)
Proj. GMP Growth 2017: 5.41% (5)
Wage Growth 2016: 5.89% (13)
Proj. Wage Growth 2017: 7.45% (7)
Home Price Growth 2016: 11.97% (4)
Proj. Home Price Growth 2017: 8.09% (4)
Some other things about Sarasota that you might not know-
- According to Wallethub.com, Sarasota is the #1 place to land a job in Florida
- The University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee lands itself on the best colleges in the state according to Bestcolleges.com
- US News places Sarasota on its list of Best Places to Live in America
- Tripadvisor.com’s list of Best Beaches in the US
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