Forbes Joel Kotkin seems quite enamored by the Lone Star State 4 out of 15 Texas cities made the list. More than any other state.
Below is an excerpt from the article and below that a link to the article itself.
“The Lone Star Model
The most vital parts of urban America can be encapsulated largely in one five-letter word: Texas. All four of Texas’ major metro areas made our top 10. Austin, Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth and San Antonio are very different places, but they all have enjoyed double-digit job growth from 2010 through 2014, well above the national average of 8.1%. They also all have posted income growth well above the national average.”