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The City of Mission ranks NUMBER ONE in the NATION on the list of 2014’s Fastest Growing Cities.

Univision 48 and Fox 2 interview Mayor Beto Salinas on Mission’s #1 Ranking.

Mission beat out more than 500 cities across the nation, ranking “Number One Overall” in the recent study –

The leading and dba consulting identify the American cities that have grown the most rapidly in socio-economic terms, WalletHub analyzed 516 U.S. cities of all sizes across 10 key metrics, ranging from population growth to unemployment rate decrease.

Here is a list of the Top Ten in the Overall Category:

1 Mission, TX
2 Irving, TX
3 North Charleston, SC
4 Greenville, NC
5 Edinburg, TX
6 Springdale, AR
7 Concord, NC
8 Austin, TX
9 Pharr, TX
10 East Los Angeles, CA

Growth of Mission (1=Best; 258=Avg.)

  • 16th – Population Growth
  • 2nd – Income Growth
  • 15th – Job Growth
  • 5th – Poverty Rate Decrease
  • 93rd – Regional GDP Growth
  • 72nd – Uninsured Rate Decrease
  • 21st – Population Growth of Workers

Mission’s overall ranking is No. 1.

You can find the full study here: