Twenty Cities That Are Doing Better Than The Rest Of The Country

The Daily Beast has come up with a list slideshow of 20 “recession-proof” cities across the U.S. The 20 that made the list each showed growth since 2007 in three categories: overall employment, per capita personal income, and metropolitan area gross domestic product (GDP).

Here are the top 10; you can see the full list and the stats for each city at the Daily Beast.

  1. Jacksonville, NC
  2. Fort Hood, TX
  3. Fayetteville, NC
  4. Baton Rouge, LA
  5. Cedar Rapids, IA
  6. Iowa City, IA
  7. Harrisburg, PA
  8. Cheyenne, WY
  9. Worcester, MA
  10. Washington, DC

“20 Recession-Proof Cities” [Daily Beast]