Two local cities earn designation as a top ‘boomtown’ – WSOC Charlotte

Two cities in the Charlotte metro area earned prominent positions in a recent study identifying the nation’ top “boomtowns.”

As the nation’s economic recovery from Covid-19 continues, financial planning website SmartAsset recently took a look at where growth is occurring on the local level. To do so, it analyzed the most current economic data for the 500 largest U.S. cities across seven metrics: population change, unemployment change, change in unemployment rate, GDP growth rate, business growth, housing growth and change in household income.

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After crunching the numbers, it designated the 50 cities with the highest scores as the “top boomtowns in America.”

Rock Hill ranked at No. 12, receiving 90.88 points out of a total 100. It earned the top spot of cities in the Charlotte region. Concord, with a score of 89.83, followed closely at No. 14, tying with New Braunfels, Texas.

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