May 2015

26 May 2015

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014: Two-thirds of US metros increased their manufacturing job base in 2014; Merced-CA, Danville-IL and Flint-MI grew the fastest while Detroit, Dallas, and San Jose created the most new manufacturing jobs

Final revised numbers for 2014 (Jan. ’14 – Jan. ’15) show that 212 (66%) of 322 metros grew their manufacturing employment base.  The fastest growing manufacturing metros stretch across multiple states – California, Illinois, Michigan, Alabama, Texas, Kentucky, and New Jersey. On a net job creation...