Charlotte Was Ranked As Having The 4th Fastest Growing Economy in America

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uptown-charlotte-from-office-xsmallAfter analyzing the aggregated data from major economic and workforce development organizations, Forbes recently released their ranking of the fastest-growing big cities in America.

They measured growth by the percentage change in employment between the annual average of 2015 and 2016.

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Charlotte's Top Small-Batch Coffee Roaster
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Charlotte is now officially the 4th fastest growing big city in America, beating out Raleigh (#7), Riverside, CA (#6), and Salt Lake City (#5), and ranking just behind Nashville (#3), Orlando (#2), and Grand Rapids (#1).

According to Forbes, our total change in employment between 2015 and 2016 was +3.7%, and our current Civilian Labor Force (May 2017) is 1,309,079.

Keep up the good work Charlotte!

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