Despite Ailing Economy, Manufacturing Spurs Cities' Growth

Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Titusvilla, Florida are metropolitan areas that grew faster than the national average in 2010, reports Ben Casselman for The Wall Street Journal.

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September 13, 2011, 1:00 PM PDT

By Kristopher Fortin


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.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in The Wall Street Journal

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