By the Numbers: The country’s ‘best performing’ cities

The pandemic is transforming U.S. cities, with many Americans leaving expensive metro areas, while cities like Provo, Utah, Austin, Texas, and Idaho Falls, Idaho, are seeing a boom.
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We turn to so early indications of how the pandemic is transforming America's cities the nonprofit Milken Institute tracks the economic opportunities and living costs of the country's largest metro areas and rinse the quote best performing places here's a look at the list. 2021. Findings by the numbers the number one city for growth and recovery is total Oregon Utah home to Brigham young university and a growing hub for high tech companies. Trouble oral solid. 28%. Job growth from 2014 to 2019 and during the downturn of the past years songs are simply loan 1%. Job loss. San Francisco on the other hand fell from the number one spot last year to number 24 this year due in part to remote work and job losses which have led to an exodus from. Some of the country's most expensive cities according to researchers. Austin, Texas ranks number three it's a growing Texan I was relatively low taxes and cost of living involves. 121 person job growth through 20142019. Salt Lake City, Utah took fourth place and he in the small city category. I'm hopeful has ranked number one. And finally while we're seeing ships and where jobs are located nationwide layoffs continue. 861000. Americans filed new unemployment claims last week according to Labor Department data released today.

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