Forbes Ranks Boulder #1 Mid-size City For Job Growth
Job growth drives the real estate market like no other factor.Forbes recently ranked Boulder its #1 midsize city for job growth, noting 175,000 jobs in 2013, and 7% job growth in the last seven years.The magazine also ranked the 66 largest metros with more than 450,000 jobs to determine which ones are most likely to have the most employment growth this year. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield ranked No. 10 while California claimed the top two slots and Texas claimed three places - No. 3, No. 5 and No. 9. Using employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from November 2002 through January 2014, rankings are based on recent growth trends and each region's employment momentum.