October 22, 2014

Scorecard: Tampa, Jacksonville Excel in Economy

Art Levy | 3/1/2010

Based on a 2009 study of six economic indicators — employment/workforce, income, productivity, housing, and innovation and education — Tampa Bay ranked third overall when compared to five similar-sized metro regions.

1. Raleigh/Durham, N.C.

2. Dallas

3. Tampa Bay

4. Charlotte, N.C.

5. Jacksonville

6. Atlanta

Note: Tampa Bay finished third in 2008 and fourth in 2007.

Source: Tampa Bay Partnership Center for Business Intelligence

Tags: Southwest

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