Houston Job Growth Tops in the U.S.

by CoyDavidson on April 10, 2012

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Metro Area Employment Report for February today. Unemployment rates were lower in February than a year earlier in 344 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 19 areas, and unchanged in 9 areas.

The largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment among large metropolitan areas were posted in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas (+3.7 %), followed by Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas (+3.3 %), and San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. (+3.1 %).

Top Annual Job Growth-Large Metros

Metro Employment Feb-2012

Previous post:

Next post:


Disclaimer: All blog entries on this site are the opinion of the author and not those of either Colliers International - Houston or Colliers International (collectively, "Colliers"). Colliers neither endorses, sponsors nor necessary shares the opinions of the author, regardless of whether any blog is posted by any employee, officer, agent, or representative of Colliers. Colliers has not authorized or verified any statement of fact made in a blog, and any such statement does not constitute a statement of fact by Colliers. Colliers is not responsible for the monitoring or filtering of any blog, nor does Colliers claim ownership or control over any blog content.