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College Station named in the top 20 'Boomtowns' in America

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Posted at 2:54 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 13:22:14-05

COLLEGE STATION, TX — College Station is the 16th top Boomtown in America, according to SmartAsset.

What is a boomtown? A boomtown is characterized by prosperity and robust development - and they are often desirable place to live.

SmartAsset looked at data for the 500 largest cities. They looked at population change, unemployment rate, change in unemployment rate, GDP growth rate, business growth, housing growth and change in household income.

They discovered that Texas, Colorado and South Carolina dominate the top 10 boomtowns in America. There are nine Texas cities on the list of 50.