While national employment growth has been tepid in recent years relative to typical economic recoveries, some markets have done very well. Roughly a third of markets covered by NAR have outperformed the national average over this time period. You can find out how your market performed in the 4th quarter 2013 Local Market Reports.
- The U.S. experienced employment growth of 3.47% between December of 2012 and December of 2013.
- 30.2% of markets in this sample outperformed the US average, while 87.2% experienced positive employment growth.
- Of the top 10 markets, four were in Florida and two in Texas.