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America's Super Cities

Super CITIES AMERICA'S BEST-PERFORMING METROS 2014. RECIPE FOR SUCCESS To classify a 2014 list of cities to watch, we took the standards of Milken Institute's best-performing cities and compared them with USA Today, Forbes and Business Insider review highlights based on city performance in 2013. Creation of high-quality jobs that improve a region's wages Business-friendly, low-tax, low-regulation climate Diversified technology base Rising technology center Successful at attracting interest from iconic tech Startups of local entrepreneurs Jobs added from the Homegrown tech companies companies from outside financial sector the state AUSTIN TX PROVO USA Today #4 best city for electric vehicles Forbes #1 best city for future job growth Projected annual job growth: 4.0% Median household income: $59,554 000188888| ►Unemployment rate: 5.5% USA Today >#5 city where wages are soaring Business Insider #3 US city with the weirdest people >1-yr. wage growth: 9.8% > Average weekly wage: $832 Bloomberg News Hosts the most eco-friendly neighborhood, thanks to Pecan Street Project Forbes >#2 best city for business and careers Unemployment: 4.5% SAN FRANCISCO CA Job growth: 5.0% Projected annual Gross Metro Product: +2.9% USA Today Commuting on public shuttles is up 30% Business Insider >#20 smartest city in America Based on the residents' scores on Lumosity's cognitive training exercises: speed, attention, flexibility, memory and problem-solving Forbes Business Insider #5 in education #2 Hottest Startup Hub in America with successful SAN JOSE CA rank startups: Twitter, Klout, Dropbox and Pinterest Bloomberg News Unemployment rate in metro area is 8.7%, the lowest in California Forbes #7 in education USA Today Opened Zero Waste Energy, the world's largest facility for turning food scraps into energy. The facility annually produces 1.6 megawatts of electricity from 34,000 tons of compost. SALT LAKE CITY UT USA Today One of several cities that is leading the housing recovery Bloomberg News Highest average salary for software engineers at $116,001, nearly $10,000 more than second place. Forbes Business Insider ►#6 city creating the most technology jobs With a powerful ecosystem of startups, established companies, universities, investors and a deep talent pool, San Jose remains the most impressive tech neighborhood in the world ►Tech industry employment growth, 2001-13: 38% STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) occupation growth, 2001-13: 19.2% Business Insider #6 U.S. metro with most number of men living alone per women living alone (1.21) SEATTLE WA Bloomberg News Saw some of the largest month-over-month increases in job openings USA Today #5 top U.S. cities for energy efficiency Forbes #9 best places for businesses and careers Business Insider #4 healthiest metro area DALLAS TX Based on overall fitness of residents and accessibility to health care Forbes #13 best places for businesses Bloomberg News Seattle tech scene, led by Amazon and Microsoft, makes Washington state a leader in innovation and careers USA Today Dallas/Fort Worth #1 favorite airport based on survey of 247 business travelers Bloomberg News One of 57 cities in the U.S. that will increase its output by more than 3% HOUSTON TX Business Insider Look for Dallas' job growth to get even stronger as American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Lockheed 00 00 USA Today Air China will upgrade its 100 Martin seek to expand their presence service between Houston and Beijing to daily service starting March 2014 00 00 00 Forbes 00 #7 in job growth, increasing 3.8% 00 BOULDER Co 100 00 Business Insider The first major city to regain all jobs lost in the recent economic downturn. It added more 100 00 Forbes #1 in education High-tech employment at 17.8% than two jobs for every job that was lost USA Today One of the best urban green Bloomberg News Nissan, the most prolific electric car maker, offers free rapid charges for its battery-powered Leaf spaces in North America hatchback to new Houston customers Business Insider Crowned the "least obese" city in America for the third year in a row 12.5% obesity rate, compared to 26.2% for the national average Sources: SpareFoot Cities-Report-2013.pdf DEVELOPED BY NOWSOURCINGİHAnTaabdwEpSxZQzw.html

America's Super Cities

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This infographic takes a look at the best performing metros in 2014.



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