Carrollton Ranks High on List of Most Recession-Recovered Cities
Carrollton, Texas – The City of Carrollton ranked 15th in WalletHub’s 2017 Most Recession-Recovered Cities in the midsize city category, and 60th overall.
The financial planning website studied 505 U.S. cities of varying sizes, comparing factors like the influx of college-educated workers, the percentage of households receiving public assistance, and homeownership rates.
WalletHub analyzed the metrics from pre- to post-recession, and derived the following rankings for Carrollton:
- 94th - Unemployment Rate
- 28th - Non-Farm Payrolls Change
- 122nd - Median Home Price Increase
- 98th - Public Assistance
- 84th - Bankruptcy Filings
- 30th - Number of Businesses Increase
Midland was ranked the most recession-recovered city and San Bernardino, Calif. was ranked the least recession-recovered city.
WalletHub is a personal finance social network launched in 2012 by Evolution Finance. It acts as a one-stop destination for all the tools and information consumers may need to make better financial decisions and save money.