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Carrollton Ranks High on List of Most Recession-Recovered Cities

Post Date:01/12/2017 5:35 PM

wallethub_2017Carrollton, 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.

To view the full study, visit For more information about the City of Carrollton, visit

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