Lubbock among country's fastest growing metro areas

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Updated: 11/26/2013 1:19 am
Texas metros are topping the list of fastest-growing economies this year. According to a report released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, metro economies account for more than 90% of gross domestic product and nearly 86% of the U.S. population and jobs.

Lubbock comes in at 65th on the list of metro areas. In 2012 Lubbock had 1.9% economic growth. That number at 2.2% in 2013 and is projected in 2014 to have a 4.3% economic growth.

Below is a list of some of the Texas cities that made the list.

1. Midland
2. Odessa
10. Corpus Cristi
15. Victoria
12. Austin-Round Rock
25. Dallas-Fort worth
40. Abilene
51. Longview
56. College Station
65. Lubbock
75. Houston
83. Waco
98. Laredo
124. San Angelo
130. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
155. San Antonio
184. Amarillo
232, Sherman-Denison
235. Wichita Falls
240. Tyler
246. Texarkana
251. Brownsville-Harlingen
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