According to a Milken’s annual list of Best-Performing Cities Austin ranked 2nd behind San Jose CA.  The list which ranks the top 200 largest MSA’s ranks cities by using several key components including job wage and salary and technology growth.

The Top 10 Metro areas are:

  1. San Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara CA
  2. Austin-Round Rock – San Marcos TX
  3. Raleigh – Cary NC
  4. Houston – Sugar Land – Baytown TX
  5. Washington – Arlington – Alexandria DC – VA – MD – WV
  6. Salt Lake City UT
  7. Provo – Orem UT
  8. Cambridge – Newton – Framingham MA MD
  9. Charleston – North Charleston – Summerville SC
  10. Fort Worth – Arlington TX

To view the full report click HERE.