Dallas Business Journal – Dallas ranks as fourth-fastest-growing metro area in U.S.

Dallas is the fourth-fastest growing city in the United States, according to Forbes listof America’s 20 Fastest-Growing Cities2014.

That should come as no surprise to those of us who live in the area and see the steady stream of new residents and businesses and growth in many of the long-standing businesses that call DFW home.

Dallas’ 2013 population growth rate was 1.91 percent, Forbes said. The median pay rate in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA was $66,700 and the unemployment rate was 5.83 percent, Forbes said.

Austin led the list with a population growth of 2.5 percent, followed by Raleigh, N.C., and Phoenix, Ariz. Houston ranked No. 10 on the list, with a population growth rate of 1.82 percent and San Antonio fell in at No. 20.

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