Despite Ailing Economy, Manufacturing Spurs Cities' Growth
Indiana was another beneficiary from the manufacturing sector.
"Elkhart, Indiana, for example, was the nation's third-fastest-growing metro area in 2010, a year after it experienced the country's biggest contraction. (Its GDP remains 4.3% below its 2008 level, however.)"
Though some cities have experienced a resurgence, the slow global growth could hinder the cities' rebound.