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Suncoast Makes Forbes' List of America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2018

Posted by Judie Berger on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Forbes has released their 2018 list of America's Fastest Growing Cities and the Suncoast area falls within the top 15. 

The North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota area was named as the number 13 fastest growing city in America for 2018. Here are the stats for the area:

  • Population growth 2017: 2.06% (10)
  • Proj. pop. growth 2018: 2.29% (9)
  • Job growth 2017: 3.99% (1)
  • Proj. job growth 2018: 2.64% (8)
  • GMP growth 2017: 2.84% (35)
  • Proj. GMP growth 2018: 5.11% (9)
  • Wage growth 2017: 3.58% (42)
  • Proj. wage growth 2018: 7.22% (6)
  • Home price growth 2017: 8.58% (23)
  • Proj. home price growth 2018: 2.19% (88)
  • Rank 2017: 6

Forbes’ annual list of America’s fastest-growing cities provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing. They consider population growth, employment, wages and economic output. For the full list of the top 25 fastest growing cities, click here.

 

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