(LIVE 105) – Several Bay Area cities have been named as the fastest growing in America for 2017 according to a study from Wallethub.

Wallethub compared 515 American cities based on 15 measures of growth & decline over 7 years. Those measures included population growth, unemployment rates, GDP per capita, job growth, poverty rates & much more.

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Here’s how Bay Area cities ranked in the study:

  • #10 Pleasanton
  • #18 Milpitas
  • #23 Redwood City
  • #27 Union City
  • #28 Hayward

Frisco, Texas took the top spot, so shoutout to the rapidly-growing suburb of Dallas. Milpitas had the third highest job growth among the 515 qualifiers. San Jose had the highest regional GDP growth, tied with Santa Clara.

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More information on the methodology behind Wallethub’s findings are available on their website.

Dallas Osborn is a radio personality and music writer for CBS San Francisco Bay Area radio station, Live 105. Find him on the air from 7:00pm to 12:00am weeknights and on Twitter at @dallasSF and on Facebook @dallas.osborn.


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