By all accounts, San Jose is growing.
Employers are expanding, new ones are eyeing the city for their next campus and developers are breaking ground to build out the city's core. Adding to the growing list of recent accolades, San Jose adds fastest growing large city in America.
According to WalletHub.com, San Jose was named 2017‚Äôs 6th Fastest-Growing Large City in America.
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To determine where the most rapid local economic growth occurred over a period of seven years, WalletHub‚Äôs analysts compared 515 U.S. cities across 15 key metrics.
The data set ranges from population growth to college-educated population growth to unemployment rate decrease. In addition, WalletHub produced a separate ranking by city size.
Economic Growth in San Jose (1=Fastest-Growing; 258=Avg.)
San Jose ranks 45th overall and 6th in terms of large-city growth.