Top Boomtowns in America – 2019 Edition
4 Dec 2019
Denton named #2 Top Boomtowns in America by Smartasset.com
Boomtowns, characterized by prosperity and robust development, are often desirable places to put down roots and take out a mortgage. Economic growth provides employment opportunities and draws new residents. Some places, however, are growing faster than others. That’s why SmartAsset decided to find the cities in America where populations and job pportunities are rising rapidly.
In order to find the top 10 boomtowns in America, we looked at the most recently available data for 500 of the largest cities across the following seven metrics: population change, unemployment rate, change in unemployment rate, GDP growth rate, business growth, housing growth and change in household income. For details on our data sources and how we put all the information together to create the finals rankings, check out the Data and Methodology section below.