Greater Austin is a region defined by stunning growth, lower business and living costs, a youthful, well-educated workforce, and an economy that is ranked as one of the strongest in the country. The Brookings Institution’s Metro Monitor measures and ranks metro areas based on recession recovery status. Austin has consistently demonstrated one of the most robust metro economies during both the recession and the recovery. Brookings’ January 2016 Metro Monitor update puts Austin first among the nation’s top 100 metro areas for economic performance over the last decade. Below is a numbers update on select indicators in the Central Texas region that chronicle the region’s economic vitality.
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