Austin's Economy is #1 In The Nation

Posted by Ashley Pope, CLHMS on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 2:48pm.

According to the latest The Business Journals' On Numbers report, Austin's economy leads the list of 102 ranked US cities. Job growth is the real driving factor here as many large corporations, such as IBM and EBAY annouced plans to increase hiring in town. Ausin leads the nation in overall job creation over the past 5 years, a 11.8% increase since 2008, the next closest competitor being Houston coming in at 9%.

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