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

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