Online Report Lists Amarillo 13th Most & Least Recession-Recovered Cities


AMARILLO --  WalletHub crunched the numbers to identify 2014's Most & Least Recession-Recovered Cities.

WalletHub compared the 150 largest U.S. cities to identify those that have experienced the most and least improvement since the recession. Using 18 metrics - from the inflow of college-educated workers and number of new businesses to unemployment rates and home price appreciation.

Amarillos Recession Recovery (1=best) 

17th - Poverty Rate Decrease

66th - Ratio of Part-time to Full-time Jobs Decrease

11th - Unemployment Rate Decrease

14th - Violent Crime Rate Decrease

35th - Public Assistance Rate Decrease

13th - Bankruptcy Rate Decrease

14th - Entrepreneurial Activity

34th - Number of New Businesses Growth

8th - Median Household Income Increase

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