Metro Economies (July 2001)
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Top 100 U.S. Metro Economies
If City/County Metros Were Nations
Top Average Annual Growth Rates for U.S. City/County Metro Economies (1990-2000)
Top Percentage Growth Rates for U.S. City/County Metro Economies (1990-2000)
Metro areas generate nearly 85% of the Nationís employment, income, and production of goods and services.
Two of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. economy, high-tech and business services, are almost entirely located within metro areas.
The majority of new jobs in the financial services and transportation and utilites sectors have been created in metro areas.
Top 10 Metros Exceed Output of 31 States
City/County Metro Economies contributed 86% or more than $3.6 trillion of the growth in the Nationís Economy
From 1990 to 2000, most of the economic gains made in the United States were generated within cities and counties in metro areas.
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